4 month old previously healthy male presents with respiratory distress. He had a nonproductive cough the day before he was admitted. The day of admission he had decreased PO intake, lethargy, increased WOB. Patient had no primary care but had his 2 month vaccines from the health department. He was found to have profound respiratory acidosis and hypoxemia.
A 13 year old male who moved to the States from South America 8 months ago presents with malaise, fever and a productive cough for the past month. Symptoms have been slowly progressing in intensity. Thoracic scans were performed.
38 yo female presents with altered mental status. The patient was found down at home, and no further history is known. EMS intubated on scene. On arrival, pt’s vitals are as follows: HR 136, BP 97/54, RR 18 (artificial), T 102.3F, O2 sat 96% on 100% FiO2.
52 y/o female with a history previous cervical cancer presents stating that she has not urinated in two days, c/o abdominal pain and some distention. i-stat labs show a creatinine of 7.5. What is the likely etiology of these findings?
62 year old male presents with a history of HIV and chronic pericardial effusion presents with several days of worsening dizziness, shortness of breath and near syncope. Vitals: 142 75/35 24 98.4 98%RA. You are worried about cardiac tamponade, but are only able to obtain the following echo view. What can be measured to confirm your diagnosis of tamponade?