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Fatal blood clots

Nearly a third of the people who get blood clots die as a result. This situation typically occurs when a blood clot breaks off and travels to the lungs, where it interferes with circulation to the lungs. The tissue below … Continue reading

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Tell your surgical providers about your medical conditions

A Court ruling says patient should have revealed her medical conditions. The surgical team was held not liable for her death of a stroke after a hip replacement. A 71-year-old woman who died after suffering a post-operative stroke neglected to … Continue reading

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