We had two scenarios And a PowerPoint presentation on the video station.
The scenarios were 1: Infantile spasms, 2: Diabetic ketoacidosis
The learning points were:
- Read up acute Management of common emergencies like diabetic ketoacidosis, severe dehydration, status epilepticus, state assessed medicals, anaphylaxis.
- Why are you watching the video keep thinking of the likely diagnosis and two other differential diagnosis if applicable.
- Describe the salient points to the examiner and do not go into too much detail
- Support your differential diagnosis by your observation
An important point In diabetic ketoacidosis management is the role of pH in determining if a bolus rehydration is required. there are other factors also like blood pressure pulse.