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Perimortem C-section

    The pregnant uterus consumes a large amount of maternal blood, causing gravid women to become anoxic more quickly during a crisis. A perimortem c-section delivery should be performed within 4 minutes of maternal cardiac arrest to maximize survival chances for both the fetus and mother.     Why …

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I & D with no P ?

  Is routine packing of simple cutaneous abscesses necessary? This article suggests that it may be time to abandon the “that’s-the-way-we-do-it” mentality for abscess drainage.         On the topic of I&D, this next article discusses Minimally Invasive Technique in Treatment of Complex Subcutaneous Abscesses in Children. In …

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