The following pelvic x-ray is from a 90 year old who has sustained a minor fall and is complaining of left hip pain. What can be seen? Answer will be posted on 2/9/15.
2 year old male who is unwell requiring resuscitation and further investigation 1. Abnormalities: Vitals: hypotension, tachycardia, tachypnoea, apyrexial Severe acidosis – HAGMA Total body K depletion (actual = 2.25) Appropriate compensation No additional acid base disorder Elevated urea, … Continue reading
The abdominal x-ray shows a lap band O sign, indicative of band slippage. There is distension of the gastric fundus above the gastric band. The gastric lap band on an AP abdominal x-ray, should have the following features – The … Continue reading
A 2 year old boy is brought in to your ED by his mum who complains that her child has been drowsy and irritable for the past two days. He has multiple allergies and cannot take any dairy products due … Continue reading
The following abdominal x-ray is from a 30 year old with vomiting and epigastric pain. She has had a lap band inserted a few years ago. What radiological sign can be seen? Answer will be posted on 26/08/2015.
5 year old critically unwell child who is hypotensive and tachycardic 1. Immediate priorities: Concurrent Resuscitation and assessment Check BSL – likely to be low ivi access 2. Normal anion gap metabolic acidosis hyperkalaemia hyponatraemia impaired renal function 3. Acute adrenal … Continue reading