Pulmonary Embolism after Surgery

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a clot in the lung, which can be deadly. It typically starts as a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), where the blood clumps in the vein of the leg and forms a clot. This is a risk for patients who are bedridden or sedentary. This is why doctors...

Killer Infections

Infections which are not treated in a timely manner can enter the blood stream, cause sepsis and lead to death. There are many types of infections. Cultures are taken of the sputum, skin and blood to determine the type of infection so that the appropriate antibiotic...