Septic

Multisystem Processes & Disorders


Step 1: View Clinicals

{"ops":[{"insert":"A 55-year-old man presents with worsening swelling of his left leg for three days. He is running a high fever and appears mildly confused. His wife also mentions that he has lost his appetite since the onset of symptoms.\n\nThis is his fifth such episode in two years. None of the previous events were this severe, with all of them rapidly responding to antibiotic therapy.\n\nHis medical history is significant for poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus for 10 years, which is complicated by grade 3 diabetic retinopathy and stage 2 diabetic nephropathy.\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"\/storage\/case-images\/pd\/PD-M-100_en.png"}},{"insert":"\n"}]}

Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. Complete blood count
2. Random plasma glucose
3. Renal functions + Electrolytes
4. ABG + SE

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.