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12/2/16 Intern Morning Report - Aortic Coarctation, Endocarditis

CC: 2 weeks of shortness of breath

ID: 70 yo male with hyperlipidemia presents with progressively worsening shortness of breath, decreased exercise tolerance, and new 2 pillow orthopnea for the past 2 weeks.   244 more words

Intern Morning Report

Renal Artery Doppler

Renal artery doppler is a powerful tool for the diagnosis of Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS). One of the more involved exams in the sonographers arsenal, learning the proper anatomy and techniques can make the process a challenging yet pleasurable one. 934 more words


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is a focal dilatation of the Aorta caused by degeneration of the tunica media (middle connective layer of the arterial wall).

It is a relatively common condition. 279 more words


Trauma Notes

Whenever the patient’s status changes in a trauma, start over with primary survey.


Thoracic aortic rupture – rare, but a common cause of death from blunt MVC trauma.   561 more words

Emergency Medicine

Back to Hospital

Yesterday M and I had been married for a whole year! To celebrate, we ate out at Frankie and Benny’s and had a game of ten-pin bowling whilst A stayed at my parents house for a few hours. 183 more words