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7 signs to a wet lung

This week, instead of a mnemonic, let’s talk about what it means for a chest X-ray to “look wet”. If you know of a memory trick to remember these signs of pulmonary edema, please share! 158 more words

7. Deep Breaths

Being at home for the first few weeks after surgery was a roller-coaster. Emotions, pain, confusion, clarity, relief…..nothing felt normal. I only had a few things to achieve each day: get a couple of short walks done, do my breathing exercises, write some final year reports for school…..but the motivation was lacking due to the intense building pain I was experiencing. 3,000 more words


Morning report - Benign asbestos pleural disease

77-year-old male with no medical illness presented with right pleural effusion. No fever/ chills. No systemic symptoms. This was the 3rd episode since 7 months ago. 276 more words

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My Husband's Future Outlook

On the same day as my husband had his CT scan, my sister-in-law had her surgery.  It’s been a crazy mixed up world since that day and in the craziness the amazing news that my husband got was diminished.  364 more words

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