Monthly Archives: August 2015


DVT PE and Bloodclots

DVT, PE  and blood clots, are very serious conditions which are still not widely understood by the non-medical world. The conditions came to the public’s attention after NBC News reporter David Bloom died suddenly in 2003 from a PE (pulmonary embolism) while embedded with the army during the beginnings of the […]


Dental Prophylaxis – Antibiotic Premedication for Dental Procedures

I wrote the following blog post after researching a topic someone on Instagram triggered. I was asked if people who had total hip replacement HAD to take antibiotics prior to going to the dentist – for any procedure. I commented back that I was told I had to take antibiotics […]