Items Tagged ‘oxygen’

March 29, 2018

A life again!

By UCLA Transplanted radicallysaved1

I weighed 115 pounds (6’0”) and had been in a wheel chair and on oxygen for 2 years. I was gently told that I was too weak for a transplant and would be taken off the National Transplant List in about a week. Friday night we got the call at 5:15PM. This was the start […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Stephen S. Weigt, Dr. Teresa Soriano, ICU, National Transplant List, oxygen, oxygen machine, patient stories, private practice, transplant, wheel chair


Ask the Doctors - Should you give aspirin to heart attack patients?

February 13, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Should you give aspirin to heart attack patients?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctor: I just read your column about a daily aspirin regimen, which raised these questions for me: If someone appears to be in the middle of a heart attack, should you try to give them an aspirin? Also, does it pay to keep aspirin in the house just for that purpose? Dear Reader: To […]

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Tags: American Heart Association, aspirin, atherosclerosis, blood clot, cardio, coronary arteries, daily aspirin, Dr. Robert Ashley, heart, heart attack, heart health, oxygen