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A Rare Case of Fat Embolism Syndrome

Fat embolism syndrome (FES)is a life-threatening complication in patients with trauma,especially in long bone fractures.The diagnosis of fat embolism is mainly clinical .The significance of the FES is...

Hypoactive Delirium: The Most Prevalent and Frequently Missed One: A Case Report

The word delirium comes from the Latindeaway from + lirafurrow in afield, hence literally meaning going away from the ploughed track.  Delirium is a neuropsychiatric syndrome which is transient and re...

Drug dosing in renal dysfunction in the ICU

In the intensive care unit (ICU) numerous medications are prescribed to critically ill patients. Besides the acute illness, these patients suffer from many underlying chronic diseases which mandates t...

Approach to a patient with fever in Emergency Department

The commonest presenting complaint of infection is fever. The increase in body temperature regulatory set point causes the rise in temperature above the normal range (36.5 – 37.5 degree C). Conditions...

Lactate as a Biomarker of Seizure: A Case Report

Lactate is a metabolic end product of anaerobic glycolysis and is produced by the reduction of pyruvate in a reaction catalyzed by LDH enzyme. Most common cause of lactic acidosis which we encounter i...

Chopart Dislocation in ER: A Case Report

The transverse tarsal joint is also called the midtarsal joint and is referred to as Chopart’s joint.  The bones which go into the formation of this Chopart joint are the talus and calcaneus proximall...