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Case 10 (October 22, 2013): Patient Presentation

Click this link to download the case file: https://app.box.com/s/3n1mg6tkw2zbdf1gns2h The patient is a 50 year-old male with history of hepatitis C, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, status-post chemoembolization x 2, with last chemoembolization performed 4 months prior to admission. A “recent” CT

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Case 9 (9/29/2013): Case Management Commentary

Click this link to download the case file from box.net:https://app.box.com/s/nspnar642z408d7nline …Case 9 is a 30 year-old obstetrical patient admitted for labor at 38 4/7 weeks with twin pregnancy. You must download the file after opening the link in box.com, or

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Case 9 (9/29/2013): Subsequent Patient Management

Click this link to download the case file from box.net: https://app.box.com/s/7jpwnyw01kzfalxqneqd … This 30 year-old obstetrical patient was admitted for labor at 38 4/7 weeks. The admission hemoglobin is 10.0 gm/dL (MCV 77 Fl). Three months prior to admission the hematocrit

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Case 8 (9/22/2013): Case Management Commentary

Click this link to download the case file from box.net:https://app.box.com/s/uz7r82y1bs82qzc1h23s …Case 8 is a 60 year-old male who presents with complex medical issues and renal failure and creatinine 6.3 mg/dL. The platelet count is 75,000 and 80,000/uL, 4:14 and 15:09

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Case 9 (9/29/13): Patient Presentation

Click this link to download the case file from box.net:https://app.box.com/s/vgcul24z99kz5nyr9kp9 … This 30 year-old obstetrical patient was admitted for labor at 38 4/7 weeks. The admission hemoglobin is 10.0 gm/dL. Three months prior to admission the hematocrit was 32%. Twins

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Case 8 (9/22/2013): Subsequent Patient Management

Click this link to download the case file from box.net:https://app.box.com/s/n75cfab3ks64b2mqanq0 …This 60 year-old male patient was admitted acute/chronic renal failure, pleural effusion and ascites. He underwent dialysis the day after admission. The following day bleeding was noted from the PC

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Case 8 (9/22/2013): Patient Presentation

Click this link to download the case file from box.net:https://app.box.com/s/hm7ql19ixgfmyuye1r2h …This 60 year-old male patient was admitted with acute/chronic renal failure, pleural effusion and ascites. He underwent dialysis the day after admission. The following day bleeding was noted from the

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Case 7 (9/08/2013): Management Commentary

Click this link to download the case file from box.net:https://app.box.com/s/yrx1bk5vv4l6m4aaycs8 … This 112 year-old male was admitted with shortness of breath and was placed on broad spectrum antibiotic coverage. The hemoglobin on admission is 11.4 gm/dL and declined to 8.3

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Case 7 (9/08/2013): Subsequent Patient Management

Click this link to download the case file from box.net:https://app.box.com/s/5u4kxkw7q0483qcqwmlv … This 112 year-old male was admitted with shortness of breath and was placed on broad spectrum antibiotic coverage. You may assume that information not listed in the patient case

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Announcement from Better Blood Use: Case 6 and 7

The final management commentary for Case 6 was posted on Friday and the patient presentation for Case 7 was posted yesterday. Case 7 is a 112 year-old male was admitted with shortness of breath and placed on broad spectrum antibiotic

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