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4/5/17 Resident Morning Report - Aortic Stenosis

CC: chest pain, new murmur

ID: 60 yo male with no medical history was referred to the ED by his PMD for new murmur and bilateral leg swelling.   240 more words

Resident Morning Report

The Mixed-Tape | Bitch Falcon - Syncope

In this latest edition of The Last Mixed Tape’s song-of-the-week feature The Mixed-Tape we turn our attention to Bitch Falcon and their latest single ‘Syncope’. 108 more words


Syncope: brought to light

“Syncope is a sudden, transient, self-limiting loss of consciousness associated with an inability to maintain postural tone”. In this webinar excerpt, Associate Professor Geoff Couser discusses an approach to patients presenting with syncope. 86 more words


Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia And Me.

What is Dysautonomia? Dysautonomia is dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system. What is the autonomic nervous system? This is a nervous system in the body that controls things you don’t need to think about, like breathing, regulating your heart beat etc. 675 more words


At one point during an unexpected, serious medical emergency earlier this month, I genuinely thought I was dying. This is the story + a tiny reflection on physicality + impermanence + love.  1,577 more words

Vasovagal Syncope

i.e. the common faint. To date, I have never fainted and as a kid, I thought the idea of fainting (and of breaking a bone) was pretty cool. 341 more words


Day 30: How is your body affected? What do I like about my body?

Starting with your toes and working up to your head, name each part of your body and how your illness has affected it, followed by something you like about that body part… 528 more words