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Joan Smith Final Diagnosis- Pulmonary Arterial Embolism Treatment- First step is to treat shock and provide oxygen therapy. Medication includes anticoagulants such as heparin, enoxaparin, or warfarin to help thin the blood and prevent further clotting. Prognosis- Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs. Because the clots block blood flow to the lungs, pulmonary embolism can be life-threatening. However, prompt treatment greatly reduces the risk of death. Prevention- Preventing blood clots include taking blood thinner medication, wearing compression stockings, elevating your legs, being physically active, drinking plenty of fluids, and pneumatic compression treatment. Martha Wright Final Diagnosis- Pituitary Prolactinoma Treatment- First step is treating the tumor with medication. This includes bromocriptine or
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  • Spring '19
  • Rousse, Justin R.
  • Thrombus, Diagnosis- Pulmonary Arterial Embolism

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