Tag Archive: cardiologist

Tele Medicine is Now the Trend

SINCE the COVID-19 Pandemic started in the late 2019 to early 2020, majority of my appointments with a number of Specialists following up my myriad conditions were cancelled. Face-to-Face consultation was not allowed anymore, except with emergency cases where the non-COVID-19 patients are being seen at the Casualty Department of…
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Morbidity 101: Acute Coronary Syndrome

Another old written work of mine copied from my CaringBridge site: Acute Coronary Syndrome Journal entry by Freda Editha Contreras — Sep 8, 2013 I just had my second trip to the Emergency this year because of the same complaint – chest pain. Last night, just before 10pm, I experienced…
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Diagnostics 101: Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is the correct term for the commonly-referred to as blood extraction for laboratory studies. It is a procedure which uses a needle to prick a vein and then extract the blood for diagnostic purposes. It is sometimes referred to as venipuncture. When you go to a doctor for a…
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