Forensic Pathophysiology

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Physiological and psychological responses and adaptation to cold environments, Mike Tipton


Sudden asphyxic asthma: hyperinflated lungs, mucus plugs, smooth m hyperpl, goblet metapl, eos #lungpath #PulmPath #asthma #ForensicPath



Pulmonary embolism

<b>Pulmonary embolism</b> (<b>PE</b>) is a blockage of an artery in the lungs by a substance that has traveled from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream …

Cholesterol crystal embolism and intestinal ischemia. #Pathology #GIpath #gastroenterology

RT @ManualOMedicine: Coma - causes #foamed #foamcc #foaned #foamem #meded #usmle by #drjoelbgoodin

Understanding the body's response to injury, and the development of trauma centres

Remarkably, the body’s respond to physical injury is poorly understood. For example uncontrolled bleeding accounts for death in a third of trauma …



Medical Journals

BBC One - Panorama, Why Mum Died: Britain's Sepsis Crisis

Is the health service facing up to a medical emergency that now kills more than any cancers and heart attacks? When Alistair Jackson's elderly mother died suddenly in her local hospital, he was told she had received the best care possible. It took him two years to uncover how the tell-tale signs of …

Television (UK)

Tasty Morsels of EM 083 – #FRCEM Sepsis Definitions

(Featured image nathan reading on wikimedia commons, CC license)I’m entering a few months prep for the UK and Ireland exit exam in Emergency …


Extreme Heat

Help your loved ones stay informed with podcasts, infographics, Tweetable tips, PSAs, videos, and more<p><i>Some people are more at risk of developing a</i> …


The evolution of oral anticoagulants


The Diverse Biological Functions of Neutrophils, Beyond the Defense Against Infections.

2017 Feb;40(1):311-323. doi: 10.1007/s10753-016-0458-4.<p>1Transplantation Biology Research Division, State Key Laboratory of Membrane Biology, …


Coagulation complications following trauma.

2016 Nov 22;3:35. eCollection 2016.<p>1U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3698 Chambers Pass, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Houston, TX 78234-6315 …


Updated concepts on the pathophysiology and the clinical management of trauma hemorrhage and coagulopathy. - PubMed

Uncontrolled hemorrhage and subsequent trauma-induced coagulopathy (TIC) are still the principle causes for preventable death after trauma and early …


Acute traumatic coagulopathy and trauma-induced coagulopathy: an overview

Trauma remains a leading cause of death and permanent disability in adults despite advances in systematic approaches including prevention, …


Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism.

2009 Aug;34(2):452-74. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00141708.<p>1Department of Critical Care Medicine, ZA, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, …


Foreign Body Reaction


Exercise-Induced Emergencies in the Heat: Rhabdomyolysis & Exertional Heat Stroke

<b>Authors: Michelle Y. O’Connor (@michelleyoc – Medical Student, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) and Moira Carroll, MD (EM Resident Physician,</b> …


Prehospital immune responses and development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome following traumatic injury: A prospective cohort study

1951 Counter events


Signatures of inflammation and impending multiple organ dysfunction in the hyperacute phase of trauma: A prospective cohort study

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Severe chest pain in an asthmatic patient

A 20 year old woman with a history of asthma presented to the emergency department complaining of shortness of breath and sharp pains in her chest …



<b>Sepsis is a rare but serious complication of an infection.</b><p>Without quick treatment, sepsis can lead to multiple organ failure and death.<p>Read on or go …


The earliest morphologically distinct myeloid cell is a myeloblast. Cell with myeloid commitment at stages of differentiation between the …


Reading.php Lab

Myeloid Cells<p>Hematopoiesis<p>Pluripotent hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) in the marrow differentiate into all of the different circulating blood cells. …

Hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by E. coli O157 infection. - PubMed

1Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, 300 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI, 49007, USA.2Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, …


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