Case 31 part 1 – update 1

Teamhaem have been working hard. The patient was admitted following a week of cough, green sputum and shortness of breath. He’d had temperatures for a few days and was admitted to hospital when his GP thought he looked unwell. On arrival: 80/60mmHg, 12-bpm, SpO2 93% on air, resp rate 20/min, temp 38.7 degrees Celsius.

White cell differential: Neuts 11.9 Lymphs 0.7 Monos 2.5 Eos 0.7 Baso 0.1

Case 31 part 2


  1. How would you report to the admitting doctors?

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