I attended her in the last minutes of her life, and this allowed me to know her story. Fifteen years earlier, when she was on her sixtees, she began to fall on the street with some frequency. Several visits to the general practitioner, orthopaedic and rehabilitation were not very useful.
A basic objective in the diagnostic process of a possible neoplasm is to obtain a histological sample. In addition, based on the natural history of each tumor, the doctor will check the organs that can be a place for tumor dissemination. Continue reading Cancer of unknown origin. How is it possible?
A 71-year-old woman went to the hospital with pain in her right abdomen, fever and chills, and a yellowish watery diarrhea. He had no vomiting or other symptoms. The patient had had an upper digestive haemorrhage 25 years ago. The patient was diabetic type II. The initial diagnosis was gastroenteritis with radiological signs of transverse and left colitis
A 78-year-old Portuguese woman came to the emergency room for pain and difficulty to move her right leg. One month before, a retrocolangiogram had been performed to assess the possible persistence of bile duct stones after cholecystectomy. He did not report fever and was not receiving anticoagulants.
They want to do things right. Young doctors, mostly women, are now the foundation of the everyday clinical practice in hospitals and health centers around the world. They are going to be the workforce in the next 20 years and
A 74-year-old woman went to the emergency room for lower extremity pain. There were no pathological data except for arthroscopic deformities in the knees. Analgesic treatment was indicated with an opioid drug.