A 26 year old man with severe abdominal pain, on background of excess alcohol intake presents withMild hypotension and tachycardia A gas which reveals: Mixed metabolic alkalosis and respiratory acidosis (hypochloraemic hypokalaemic metabolic alkalosis) expected CO2 for full compensation is … Continue reading
A 26 year old man presents with abdominal pain and vomiting. He drinks alcohol regularly and smokes marijuana. On examination, there is epigastric tenderness with guarding. Vitals: BP 100/60, PR 100/min, T 37.5 His VBG:pH 7.47 pCO2 66 mmHg HCO3 47 … Continue reading
The following lumbar spine x-rays are from a 55 year old with low back pain following a motor vehicle accident. What can be seen?Answer will be posted in a few days.