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PE #1

PE #1

Back in 95 I held my brother Tad’s hand for three weeks
as he coughed up blood from his lungs. Infarcted kidneys
threw hundred’s of clots his way, but all we could do was… 324 more words

Poetry

Recliners, clots and deja vu all over again

I’d like to be able to say I haven’t written lately because I was occupied lounging on a tropical island sipping drinks with little umbrellas.  Indeed, I got to know a recliner quite well this past week; unfortunately, it was located in a hospital room in eastern North Carolina. 1,816 more words

Health

How well does the Wells PE rule exclude PE?

Article

Schouten HJ, Geersing GJ, Oudega R, et al. Accuracy of the Wells Clinical Prediction Rule for Pulmonary Embolism in Older Ambulatory Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 224 more words

UM To Study Maryland Firm's Potential Treatment For Blood Clotting Disorder

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — GlycoMimetics Inc. (Nasdaq: GLYC) announced that the University of Michigan has dosed the first healthy volunteer in a Phase 1 clinical trial of GMI-1271, a cancer drug that is now being tested to treat a blood-clotting disorder that produces life-threatening blood clots in the legs and lungs. 687 more words

Featured

5 Groups Down, 5 To Go

Wow!! 5 groups down and 5 to go! I still have 2 more that are required but it will be easy to get those in. It’s passing so fast and I know going into the holidays it will pass even more quickly. 293 more words

Blood Clots

Time series: what conclusions can we draw from ?

Here below is a link toward a time series published by the French Agency for pharmaceutical safety (aka ANSM). Although the method is well described and doesn’t raise any concern, nevertheless the interpretation that is done from the results in the discussion is subjected to caution. 242 more words

Interesting Relevant Studies

Kyle and the Riverlope do Zion

**At the beginning of October Kyle started riding his bike to work.  Just a few weeks ago Kyle and I went on a week-long trip to Zion national park and, among other things, completed a sixteen mile thru-hike of The Narrows.   875 more words

Anecdotes About Being Adventurous