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Reducing the Risk of "Economy Class Syndrome"

With summer vacation season just around the corner, many long distance air travelers will face an increased risk of developing DVT, sometimes called "economy class syndrome." DVT, or deep vein thrombosis, is a circulatory condition in which blood clots form deep in the legs, often after lengthy periods of immobilization.

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MEDICAL RECORDS: Can I See Them or Not

I was to see the surgeon about the broken tendon in my hand and so was handed a large folder containing my medical records to take with me to the other side of the hospital. It was the first time I was pleased to have to wait to see the physician. I skimmed the records as quickly as I could, shocked at the large amount of information that I had shared with my doctor about my condition which was omitted from the records.

I was to see the surgeon about the broken tendon in my hand and so was handed a large folder containing my medical records to take with me to the other side of the hospital. It was the first time I was pleased to have to wait to see the physician. I skimmed the records as quickly as I could, shocked at the large amount of information that I had shared with my doctor about my condition which was omitted from the records.

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Lisa Copen
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