It won’t stop Doc…

Author: Alex Oram / Editor: Steve Corry-Bass / Codes: / Published: 13/04/2021

A 65-year-old lady presents after developing diarrhoea post antibiotics. She describes 3-4 episodes of diarrhoea each day for the past 3 days, after the antibiotics had finished. She recently had episodes of dysuria and was treated for a UTI by her GP with ciprofloxacin for 5 days due to previous resistances in UTI treatment. There is no blood in the stools and there has been no other changes to her diet. She is struggling to drink fluids due to nausea but has had no episodes of vomiting. She feels weak and is struggling.

Past History Hypertension, Hiatus hernia
Medication Amlodipine, Omeprazole

RR21, Sats 100% (Room Air)
BP 95/50, HR 120,
Temp 37.9.
She has slightly cool peripheries.

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