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Mortality Rate Among New Mothers Still Surprisingly High [VIDEO]

Did you know that every two minutes, a woman dies during childbirth due to complications? That rate totally shocked me! In today’s society where science seems to produce medical advancements almost daily, this number just seems far too high. 286 more words


The Empty Pickle Jar

Today’s rating: Good
Breathing rating: On par for the course

Lately, my days begin marked as either good days or bad days. Good days, I get up, feel somewhat normal, and can breath bearably. 408 more words

Blood Clots

Wake Me Up When September Ends...

September 2014 will go down as one of the most difficult months of my entire life. I hate having to admit that I struggled emotionally because I always try to remain positive no matter what happens, but even this tipped the scales of what I could emotionally endure. 881 more words

Blood Clots

Emotional impact of blood clots

Monday, October 13, 2014 is the first ever World Thrombosis Day…a day to put what is known about clotting into action.

Those of us diagnosed with venous thromboembolism (VTE)—blood clots which include deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE)—may develop depression and anxiety, particularly if the clot was extensive and life-threatening.    1,939 more words


X v French Republic (2007) H&FLR 2014-56

Dr Eric X v French Republic (2007) H&FLR 2014-56

Court of Cassation (France)

5 June 2007

Coram: Cotte P, Blondet and Farge (conseillers)

Appearing for the Appellant… 374 more words

Computed Tomography vs. Scintigraphy: Pulmonary Embolism during Pregnancy

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a leading cause of maternal death in developed countries (Drife, 2003). Changes in blood clotting and damage to pelvic veins during pregnancy increase the risk of VTE. 742 more words

Intermediate Diagnostic Imaging Studies