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9 months later

Today my little Bri is 9 months old. It has been an amazing but also very tiring experience.  The past 9 months have been a roller coaster. 905 more words


How did I get here?

I’m a curious individual, a researcher. I like to read up on topics, especially those related to running form, running health and injuries such as my dreaded plantar fasciitis. 400 more words

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Case 87 - summary

This week we looked at a case of pulmonary embolism in a lady who was 28 weeks pregnant.

Initial management included:

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Case 87 - the beginning

A 32 year old lady presents to A&E with incresing shortness of breath and chest pain.  She is 28 weeks pregnant.

What further information do you need? Initial management/investigations?

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PE with Bleeding

This case is written by Dr. Donika Orlich. She is a staff physician practising in the Greater Toronto Area. She completed both her Emergency Medicine training and Clinician Educator Diploma at McMaster University. 367 more words


BMJ Article: Clinical characteristics of children evaluated for suspected pulmonary embolism with D-dimer testing


Background We sought to determine clinical variables in children tested for suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) that predict PE+ outcome for the development of paediatric PE prediction rule. 212 more words

Current Volume (2017)

P.E - to thrombolyse or not to thrombolyse? #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

We have chosen to feature this topic (as many blogs have), as there are many grey areas associated with treatment of PE. In the main, these are whether to thrombolyse or not and it takes skill on the risk:benefit front to do the right thing. 2,127 more words

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