okay well welcome to another MedCram lecture today we’re going to talk about pulmonary embolism and specifically we’re going to talk about the epidemiology and also the risk factors in the next lectures we’ll talk about other things for instance the diagnosis and treatment but let’s talk about pulmonary embolism… Continue Reading Pulmonary Embolism Explained Clearly – Risk factors, Pathophysiology, DVT, Treatment

(heartbeats) (instrumental music) – [Voiceover] Venous Thromboembolism or VTE is a blood clot in the vein that includes two potentially life-threatening conditions: Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT, which is a clot in a deep vein, typically in the leg. And Pulmonary Embolism or PE, which happens when the clot breaks… Continue Reading Treatments for VTE

I think I’ve always had an active childhood. I grew up with three siblings, and my family–we were active sailors, yeah I was a lifeguard, I enjoyed swimming, so activities have always been a big part of my life and just a big part of my family growing up. It… Continue Reading Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment at Stanford Hospital – Laura Resnansky’s Story

Hey everybody, it’s Doctor Jo. My friend from the interwebs, Scottish Geeks, asked me to do some exercises on how to prevent DVT. So let’s get started. So a DVT stands for Deep Vein Thrombosis. Which can be a very scary situation and it can be life threatening. A lot… Continue Reading DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Prevention Exercises – Ask Doctor Jo

Earlier this month I saw a patient who was referred to me by his General Practitioner with phlebitis. His GP had been treating him with antibiotics and if anything, his leg was getting worse. Now treating phlebitis with antibiotics is simply wrong and I am going to tell you the… Continue Reading Phlebitis The Truth About the Causes and Treatment (Full Length)

[MUSIC] I got sick at 25 and my birthday was the following week and I honestly didn’t know if I would make it to 26.>>Blood clots don’t respect age, sex, race, ethnicity.>>One minute I was actually fine, laughing, joking, having a good time. The next minute, my breathing had changed… Continue Reading How Do I Prevent Blood Clots?