1. Common symptoms with a patient that has anemia include fatigue, weakness,pale or yellowish skin, irregular heartbeats, shortness of breath, dizziness or lightheadedness, chest pain, cold hands and feet and headaches. Symptoms can usually be mild and go unnoticed but symptoms can worsen as anemia worsens. 2. Possible consequences of emboli are clots of aggregated material (usually blood) - block into blood vessels and prevent blood flow. There may be air bubbles, fat globules, bacterial clumps, pieces of tissue, as placenta or piece of fracture bone. The most common is called Venous Thrombosis that's formed in deep vein of legs. 3. Coronary Artery Disease begins with damage or injury to the inner layer of a coronary artery. To determine a diagnosis the doctor will ask questions about the patient's medical history and do a physical exam, order blood tests and suggest the following test be done ECG(Electrocardiogram that records electrical signals as they travel through
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- Winter '17
- Judy Domalewski