A 3 year-old boy is BIBA with a reduced level of consciousness. He is protecting is airway, has a respiratory rate of 15/min, a pulse rate of 70/min and blood pressure of 85/35 mmHg. He is responsive to painful stimuli and has pupils 2mm in diameter. Can you keep out of harm’s way?
A couple present to the ED with vomiting and paraesthesiae after eating at a seafood restaurant. Can you help them by solving the seafood poisoning conundrum?
A man presents with hypoglycemia, but has no history of any other illness nor a history of ingesting a hypoglycemic agent. Can you unravel the puzzle?
aka Toxicology Conundrum 038 A 37 year-old man is BIBA to the emergency department following a fire at his apartment. He has a fluctuating level of consciousness (currently GCS 11) and is hypotensive (BP 85/50). He has no evidence of airway compromise, burns or other significant injury. A venous gas shows that he has a […]
A 5 year old girl is unable to walk and is becoming progressively weaker. She also complained of a lump on her head. Can you make the diagnosis?