Case 19 – update 2

For the start of the case see below… or click https://teamhaem.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/case-19-the-beginning/

The patient has been started on first line antibiotics (piparacillin/tazobactam and gentamycin in this hospital) and is stable.  The biochemistry results return:

  • Na 134mmol/L
  • K 4.7mmol/L
  • Cr 75umol/L
  • Urea 7.3mmol/L
  • Bilirubin 52mmol/L
  • ALT 37
  • ALP 79
  • Albumin 29
  • LDH 602

Questions:

  • What do you make of these results?
  • What would you like to do next?

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