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Medical Case Study - Jerome King
Transcript of Medical Case Study - Jerome King
SBI - 4UI
Monday, September 24, 2012 Caroline Schmidt, Sarah Hamm, John Efechaobor Jerome King Our patient, Jerome King, is training to become a professional boxer. The day before he entered the hospital he was in a boxing match. During the night, after his fight, he collapsed. His trainer brought him to the hospital that night. He had low blood pressure, and an appropriate weight for his build. He was passing blood in his urine and stool. After his blood tests he was given two units of blood and underwent surgery. His blood results have stayed the same. Our Case Study
Glucose 5.6 mmol/L
Sodium 115 mmol/L
Potassium 6.0 mmol/L
Calcium 2.50 mmol/L
Iron 22 mmol/L
T3 0.30 mmol/L
T4 110 mmol/L Jerome's Test Results Glucose 4.2 mmol/L to 6.38 mmol/L
Sodium1 35 mmol/L to 145 mmol/L
Potassium 3.6 mmol/L to 5.0 mmol/L
Calcium 2.1mmol/L to 2.5 mmol/L
Iron 11 mmol/L to 29 mmol/L
T3 0.9 mmol/L to 2.8 mmol/L
T4 64 mmol/L to 154 mmol/L Standard Blood Test Results Differential Diagnosis Medical History
Final Diagnosis Very low sodium
Replaced blood, but not sodium
Low calcium levels Hypovolemic Hyponatremia Disease Cause Forced trauma
Cancer When sodium loss is greater than water loss, one can suffer from this disease. Treatment Radiation
Sodium Solution Disease Prevention Education
Drink Water in Moderation Dr. Don Wilber References Mayo Clinic Staff. (2011, July 14). Hyponatremia: Prevention. Retrieved from www.mayoclinic.com
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