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You are the emergency medicine SHO reviewing a 29 year old female who has attended feeling unwell, with a rash. She is six days post-partum having delivered a healthy baby boy by normal vaginal delivery. She also has some blood blisters in her mouth and had ongoing per vaginal bleeding. A part from being overweight she is otherwise fit and well. The senior biomedical scientist calls you worried about the full blood count:
What immediate investigations would you do?
What further questions would you ask?
What emergency treatment would you instigate in the emergency department?
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