Tag Archives: thrombophilia
This week we looked at a case of pulmonary embolism in a lady who was 28 weeks pregnant. Initial management included: ABC ECG – T wave inversion. S1Q3T3 pattern and right bundle branch block. May also help with identifying … Continue reading →
A 32 year old lady presents to A&E with incresing shortness of breath and chest pain. She is 28 weeks pregnant. What further information do you need? Initial management/investigations?
This was a case involving a common medical problem – the DVT. There were a number of important points 1) Idiopathic DVT (i.e. those not provoked by a risk factor such as surgery, plaster casts, pregnancy and medications) require careful thought … Continue reading →