RPH Emergency Department Christmas Party 2016

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Date: Saturday 10th December 2016 Time: 19:00 ’til late Venue: Bayside Kitchen, 8 Hackett Drive, Crawley, WA 6009 Dress code: Cocktail Attire (no jeans please) Cost: Social club members $30 Non-members $55 Ticket price includes two drinks tickets, food and a bus into town to continue the festivities!! To purchase tickets go to www.trybooking.com, click on ‘buy tickets’ and […]

Blood Gas # 29

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History: A 39 year old highly functioning professional female is brought to ED complaining of abdominal pain and nausea.  She has a VBG performed. pH 7.29 Na 138 mmol/L pCO2 28 K 1.4 mmol/L pO2 51 Cl 111 mmol/L HCO3 14 Creatinine 126 mmol/L Glucose 5.7 mmol/L Lactate 1.6 mmol/L Her baseline creatinine was 62 […]

Blood Gas # 28

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History: A 42yr female was brought to ED as a priority 1 trauma after she was found on the floor at home.  History of alcohol abuse drinking at least 2 bottles of wine per day.  GCS12 (E3 V4 M5), confused.  Bilateral raccoon eyes. pH 7.59 Na 105 mmol/L pCO2 45 K 2.6 mmol/L pO2 50 […]

Blood Gas # 27

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History: An obese 57yr male presented with a deliberate self-harm attempt of 5 days’ worth of his blister pack medications at 10pm.= Total doses ingested shown below: Perindopril 20mg Metformin 15g Allopurinol 1500mg Sodium Valproate 10g Zopiclone 37.5mg Thyroxine 250mcg Aspirin 500mg Lorazepam 5mg Gliclazide 300mg Rosuvastatin 200mg Quetipaine 250mg Sitagliptin 500mg Ferrous sulphate (elemental […]