SE/B06/021: How low can you go
Man on bed
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Having had a look at the gases, consider the following.

1. Why did the acidosis not improve despite treatment with insulin and a falling glucose.

2. Why was the GCS low?

3. Would you have treated the patient differently (in retrospect)

4. What should happen to the patient now that the management plan appears to be failing?