The Shocked Patient [Case #1]
Sats 89% (15l), RR 22
HR 116 Bp 76/52
GCS E3 V4 M5 (12)
Answer one question before attending the face-to-face teaching session. Add comments to answers already given if you think it's appropriate. The first part of teaching will be spent discussing this case:
What is the definition of shock and how can this be identified in the ED?
What is MAP and how is it calculated? (A favourite MCEM Question- either in part A or part B)
What class of drug is noradrenaline and how does it work?
What are the treatment goals in this patient (Hint: give 6)
When would you consider referral to critical care?
What features would make you consider a diagnosis of SEPSIS?