More Confusion

Endocrine System


Step 1: View Clinicals

{"ops":[{"insert":"A 53 year old male nurse presents with drowsiness and confusion for several hours. Prior to becoming drowsy, he complained of palpitations and sweating. He was previously well, with an unremarkable medical history. He does not drink or use recreational drugs.\n\nHis full blood count and electrolytes are normal, but his capillary blood sugar is 40 mg\/dl. Following administration of IV dextrose, he recovers completely.\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"\/storage\/case-images\/pd\/PD-M-009_en.png"}},{"insert":"\n"}]}

Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. Sulfonylurea screen
2. Supervised 72-h fast test
3. Insulin antibodies
4. CT Abdomen (Contrast)

Want to continue playing?

Open your Clinical Odyssey account today.


Enjoy unlimited access to 600+ simulations.
Safely improve your skills, anytime and anywhere.
Get answers to your follow-up questions from practicing physicians.