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Chapter 26 - Setback #2

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated – Maya Angelou

The Summer of 2009 came and Ireland was in the grips of the swine flu.

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Video: Ali Krieger's story

U.S. Soccer has produced a great series of short videos called, “One Nation. One Team. 23 Stories.” Each of the 23 videos spotlights a different player on the U.S. 56 more words


Compression, Physical Fitness and Sports

May is Physical Fitness and Sports Month. I would like to direct this news letter to our athletes. You would think young, athletic people would have no problems with their legs, but that is not correct. 620 more words

Compression Stockings

Is this concerning for a STEMI? Maybe something else...

The ecg shows sinus tachycardia ~130’s, S in lead I, Q wave and T wave inversion in lead II (or S1Q3T3 pattern) and diffuse T wave inversion in the precordial leads… 116 more words

Sinus Tachycardia

The Crimson Crusader 

Yeah, that’s me. I got this really stylish new necklace in the mail recently. It lets people know that I’m on blood thinners in case some horrible medical incident happens (and let’s face it, it usually does)…that way, they will know why I’m bleeding so profusely if I can’t communicate effectively on my own, because I’ve been knocked out, or crossed the border into total and utter insanity, or whatever. 305 more words

Acute COPD Exacerbation - Can pulmonary embolism be the trigger?

This week at morning report we discussed triggers for acute COPD exacerbation which include infectious and environmental pollution. Researchers have studied pulmonary embolism as another trigger. 135 more words

Morning Report

No Advantage to Adding Inferior Vena Cava Filters to Anticoagulation in PE Patients .

Among patients with pulmonary embolism (PE), adding a retrievable inferior vena cava filter to anticoagulation offers no benefit over anticoagulation alone, a JAMA study finds. 135 more words