An 85 year old female with bowel obstruction is in your Emergency department for the past 12 hours waiting for a bed. She has been seen by the general surgical team and accepted for admission. She has been having increasing … Continue reading
The pelvic x-ray is from a 45 year old with pain in the hips. What can be seen?Answer will be posted in a few days.
The right forearm x-ray shows a buckle fracture of the distal radius and ulna. There also appears to be a fracture involving the distal end of the humerus. Further investigation involving a dedicated right elbow x-ray revealed this to be a fracture … Continue reading
An 80 year old man sent in by Surgeon looking unwell post bowel resection for bowel obstruction. Abnormal vital signs – low BP and tachycardiaInterpretation of blood results: Severe life threatening hyperkalaemia requiring immediate action Partially compensated metabolic acidosis Normal … Continue reading
An 80 year old man is sent in to your Emergency department by his Surgeon after a routine checkup 5 weeks post bowel resection for bowel obstruction. He is noted to be pale and unwell. Vital Signs: BP 100/60 PR … Continue reading