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You are called to the resuscitation bay for a poorly responsive patient that has been brought in by EMS.
- Temp 98.8
- HR 78
- RR 4
- BP 124/78
- O2 98%
- Obtain Early Blood Glucose
- Administer Dextrose
- Obtain Salicylate and Acetaminophen Levels
- Admit for Further Observation
- Psychiatry Consult
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Tips and Tricks
All unresponsive patients should receive a blood glucose level early in the case