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Pulmonary Embolism

PE - Pulmonary Embolism is caused by part of a Deep Vein thrombosis travelling from the leg to the lungs. This can lead to a partial or complete lung obstruction. Onset of a pulmonary embolism can be sudden, with symptoms of shortness of breath, a fast heart beat, chest pain, or a blue tinge to the fingers, toes or lips. Immediate medical assistance is necessary.

Skin Breakdown
pneumonia
Osteoporosis and Fractures
Heterotopic Ossification
Spasticity
Urinary Tract Infections
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Pulmonary Embolism
Orthostatic Hypotension
Cardiovascular Disease
Syringomyelia
Neuropathic / Spinal Cord Pain
Medication Problems
Hyperthermia
Hypothermia
 


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