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And so the tests continue.... August and into September 2014

So, I went to the GP’s as I was instructed and received my prescription for Clopidogrel and Simvastatin (40mg) … taken daily and I am pleased to say, some months in,  I don’t seem to have any side effects from these drugs. 912 more words

Aorta Bi Femoral Bypass

Shame and Pride

I like clothes. I like to look well dressed. I have a slim figure and have loved high heels since a was a young teenager. 820 more words

Aorta Bi Femoral Bypass

July 2014

I made an ‘off hand’ remark to my back doctor, regarding something that I had noticed whilst I was on my holidays. My ability to walk without being in significant pain in my legs had slowly increased over the previous six years. 631 more words

Aorta Bi Femoral Bypass


This week we present two mnemonics related to non-healing. “FETID” provides a differential for a non-healing fistula and “TIME” is handy mnemonic to know when dealing with a chronic wound. 134 more words