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Blood Clots & Embolism: 3d Illustration of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Blood clotting complications after COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 infection

Blood clotting complications after COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 infection: Paradoxes, similarities and health risks   There has been, and there still remains deep concern and confusion regarding the occurrence of blood clotting linked to COVID-19 vaccines, in particular, the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccines, which have been linked to a small number of …

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Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

Ulnar nerve entrapment

Before delving into today’s pathology, ulnar nerve entrapment, I would like to first introduce a few fun facts on the anatomy of the elbow and arm including the description of all three main nerves: the median, radial and ulnar nerve. Like all nerves of the upper extremities, the ulnar nerve originates from the C8 and …

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Brain death - Lex Medicus Publishing

Brain death

What is brain death? Implications for misdiagnosis and organ transplantation   Demonstrating brain death in a severely ill patient is a difficult task, but an essential one to determine whether an individual is qualified to receive life-saving medical care or whether any form of treatment is obsolete. This distinction is particularly relevant when a patient is …

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Coronavirus explained between facts and fake for medico legal information

Coronavirus explained: between fake and facts

With the overwhelming amount of information we receive daily on the coronavirus pandemic, I decided to clarify some facts currently reported on mainstream and social media. I hope the answers to the questions below will break down the complexity and debunk the misinformation surrounding this serious health crisis. But first, a recommendation: if you encounter news on COVID-19 …

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Consultants E-cigarettes: are we being stormed by another epidemic call?

Consultants E-cigarettes: are we being stormed by another epidemic call?

Vaping, so called when smoking e-cigarettes, was conceived to quit tobacco smoking and reduce harm. However, there are rising concerns on the health risks associated with e-cigarettes, their rapid consumption by the youth, and the conflicting debates on how to address the legislation regulating their production and sale. In the US, the detrimental consequence of …

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