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Bedside ultrasound case: Fibroids, Syncope and Dyspnea. #FOAMed, #FOAMus, #FOAMcc

So today, a 33F presented following syncope. She was mildly tachypneic wiyh a HR of 135 and BP of 130/80. I’m inserting the clip of my bedside ultrasound evaluation, as this takes place essentially simultaneously with my history-taking: 318 more words

Pulmonary Emboli

I was thrilled to hear that I can stop administering the blood thinning injections now. My stomach has been covered in small bruises over the past 7 weeks, but it’s a small price to pay for the magic they do. 1,988 more words

Should I routinely consider the possibility of pulmonary embolism (PE) in my patients hospitalized for syncope?

Syncope is a well-known initial manifestation of pulmonary embolism (PE)1.  However, given the varied causes of syncope, determining the prevalence of PE among patients hospitalized for syncope is important.    168 more words

Pulmonary Diseases

20th nov.

I said it out loud, I’m afraid.

I haven’t even been home for 24hrs yet and I’m a mess. I started blogging again because I wanted some extra accountability to keep focused and be motivated by the progress,but now I feel like we’re back at square one. 482 more words

Pulmonary Embolism

Rambles of a clucky mum

It’s the morning after my husbands 30th birthday.

My eyes feel like they’re going to fall out of my face I’m that tired, ha ha. Actually because my body is so tired I seem to be in less pain today, however who knows how long that will last so my daily medication cycle has started. 652 more words


Walking a destructive path

I started pretty disgusting habit after my near death experience, the worth part is this habit put me at a higher risk for blood clots but I haven’t yet stopped. 353 more words

Bad Habits

"It'll never happen to me": Preventing Clots in Pregnancy

On 17th November 2015, just into my 10th week of pregnancy, I received the shocking news that I had a Pulmonary Embolism (lung clot). After being diagnosed of a genetic blood disorder, Factor V Leiden, years before I was always slightly higher risk so it should not have been a surprise. 1,178 more words