Tag Archives: SOB

Case 17 – the beginning

Welcome back to #teamhaem! This case starts in general practice.  A 55 year old gentleman presents feeling tired and short of breath.  He states that over the past few weeks he has became increasingly fatigued and can no longer walk … Continue reading

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Case 14 – update 1

You review the history taken in the medical note.  This was a 65 year old gentleman who had presented with a 3 week history of lethargy, SOB on exertion and had noted some dark stool on occasions.   You note a … Continue reading

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Case 14 – the beginning

You are an SHO on the medical admissions unit.  You are checking the bloods for a patient, who your colleague reviewed earlier that day.  You notice that the APTT is prolonged on the coagulation screen at 43 seconds. What are … Continue reading

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Case 10 – the beginning

An 18 yr old girl presents to A&E complaining of SOB and severe chest pain. Obs show sats of 87% on room air.  BP 135/80, HR 120bpm, RR 28 and apyrexial. Routine bloods have been sent which show that she … Continue reading

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