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Medical Storyboard Presentation - 9/8/10 9/8/10...

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Unformatted text preview: 9/8/10 9/8/10 Introduction l I have two Episodes of House Episode 1: Ignorance of Bliss, and Episode 2: Teamwork. 9/8/10 House: Episode 8 Ignorance is l Nick: My hand is tremoring and I am losing coordination, and I have a mild cough. l Ryan: The CT scan was negative and also the screen for toxins. l Ryan to Foreman: The differential diagnosis is the West Nile Virus, meningitis , sickle cell anemia, or TTP. 9/8/10 House: Episode 8 Ignorance is l Foreman: The blood smear shows schistoctocytes (fragmented red blood cells), a sign of TTP. l Ryan: plasmapheresis is treatment of choice, but Nick is allergic to one of the components of the procedure, so instead they perform a splenectomy. 9/8/10 House: Episode 8 Ignorance is l Ryan: Rush him to the cath lab. l Foreman: right away l Jack: Removes the blood clot and the blood flow is restored and there is not permanent brain damage. 9/8/10 House: Episode 8 Ignorance is l Ryan: since Nick has had a stroke this means he did not have TTP. He may have CNS vasculitis , DIC , acquired pancytopenia, or toxin exposure....
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2010 for the course COM 140 taught by Professor Heeb during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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Medical Storyboard Presentation - 9/8/10 9/8/10...

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