ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 3

ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 3 ‘An aged male patient with acute abdominal pain’ Gao is an 81 year old male who presents to ED with severe periumbilical abdominal pain. He has a background medical history of long standing hypertension, osteoarthritis and atrial fibrillation but is usually well and living an independent life at home. He takes … More ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 3

ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 2

ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 2 ‘That doesn’t look right’  You have been asked to review a 67 year old male patient called Jim. He has presented to the Emergency Department with abdominal pain after passing a large amount of meleana per rectum. Further, he has a history hypertension and gout. At the bedside you note that … More ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 2

ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 1

ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 1 ‘A young patient with acute abdominal pain’  Lucy is a 32 year old pregnant female. She presents to the Emergency Department (ED) with acute severe abdominal pain after a syncopal episode. She reports radiation of the abdominal pain to the shoulder. On arrival she is seen by you in the ambulance … More ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 1