Week5Mystery_BaileyFredricks.docx - Joan Smith Abbreviations PICC Peripherally inserted central catheter PT Prothrombin time IM Internal medicine SOB

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Joan Smith Abbreviations: PICC- Peripherally inserted central catheter PT- Prothrombin time IM- Internal medicine SOB- Shortness of breath ng/mL- Nanograms per milliliter Possible Diseases: Acute respiratory disease or pulmonary embolism Tests: CT scan, ultrasound, MRI, pulmonary angiogram. Procedures/treatment: Supplemental oxygen, mechanical ventilation, blood thinners (anticoagulants), clot dissolvers (thrombolytics), clot removal, vein filter.
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  • Spring '19
  • Rousse, Justin R.
  • Joan Smith

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