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Blood Clots & Embolism: 3d Illustration of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Blood clotting complications after COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 infection

Blood clotting complications after COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 infection: Paradoxes, similarities and health risks   There has been, and there still remains deep concern and confusion regarding the occurrence of blood clotting linked to COVID-19 vaccines, in particular, the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccines, which have been linked to a small number of …

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Sport related concussion

Sport related concussion: definitions, diagnosis, management and legal implications

Sport related concussion: definitions, diagnosis, management and legal implications   The Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Medical Association published a paper in January 2017 to define sport related concussions and provide recommendations to be implemented in sport settings to reduce the incidence of concussions. The ultimate goal of the article is to define …

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Lex Medicus medico legal client in professional and casual clothing

The influence of physician attire on patient perceptions

How do patients perceive their doctors based on their attire? What level of confidence and trust is transmitted when the consulting physician or surgeon wears a white coat, a bow tie, or rather casual wear such as jeans or even shorts and thongs? Patients’ answers to these questions do really demonstrate differences in how they …

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Breast implants linked to lymphoma for medico legal aid

Breast implants linked to lymphoma

The use of breast implants for cosmetic augmentation and reconstruction after mastectomy in breast cancer or for transgender women, are among the most frequent applications. But the surgery or more precisely the material used is not without risks. Recently, breast implants have been linked to a type of T-cell lymphoma called Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large …

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