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Things to look for in CXR? Framework:

ABCDEF
Airways
Bones
Cardiac
Diaphragm
Effusion
Fields

1

When you get a fever in hospital, think of what 3 things?

Infection: lines, catheters
Cancer
Chronic Inflammation

2

What is a syringe driver? when used?

subcut injection to drip cocktail of meds
used in palliative care

3

How to actually test for liver 'function'? not LFTs.

Coagulation profile
Albumin levels

4

raised GGT indicative of?

ETOH

5

Should you just state they have Anaemia?

Nope, need to keep going, try to state he diagnosis

6

How to minimize contamination when collecting urine from a female in-patient?

In and out catheter

7

what is chylous ascites?

1. possibly from lymphoma: high triglyceride levels in ascitic fluid

8

What is tested in a haemolytic screen:

FBE, FILM, Reticulocytes, DAT, Haptoglobins, Lactate Dehydrogenase, Total Bilirubin.