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This is something that became part of me and probably never will go away

24-01-2017 20:35

It is something past half past eight in the evening. I actually should learn, but I am writing this. I was learning. But then something came between it. 494 more words

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Syncope

Introduction – Pathophysiology Rules

Syncope occurs after a decrease in blood flow or inadequate oxygen/glucose in delivered blood. Cardio-pulmonary obstruction to flow occurs in pulmonary embolism while intracranial obstruction (high ICP) occurs in subarachnoid hemorrhage. 380 more words

Chief Complaints

Chest Pain

Introduction – A Problem of Risk Stratification

Chest pain is a complaint that must be approached with caution and structure. The differential diagnosis includes several life-threatening entities (example: myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection) and risk stratification is key to safe practice. 545 more words

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Shortness of Breath

Introduction – Think Beyond The Lungs

Shortness of breath can present from respiratory, cardiovascular, or neuromuscular conditions. The more common conditions include: anaphylaxis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial ischemia, congestive heart failure, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, pneumothorax, and upper airway obstruction (examples: foreign body, swelling or abscess, or neuromuscular dysfunction). 541 more words

Chief Complaints

The management of pulmonary embolism

Lewis, J.E. & Pilcher, D.V. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine. Published online: 19 January 2017

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a significant cause of hospitalization, morbidity and mortality and frequently triggers referral to critical care services. 111 more words

01 January 2017

The management of pulmonary embolism

Lewis, J.E. & Pilcher, D.V. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine. Published online: 19 January 2017

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a significant cause of hospitalization, morbidity and mortality and frequently triggers referral to critical care services. 111 more words

01 (January 2017)

Clots in veins (deep vein thrombosis)

Blood clots can form in the blood vessels draining deoxygenated blood from various parts of the body (veins). This most commonly occurs in the deep veins of the legs, that too when one is bedridden after an operation or an acute illness. 319 more words

Deep Vein Thrombosis