I put together these medical challenges. The cases are hypothetical and do not necessarily represent actual or typical presentations of medical diseases. Disclaimer is at the bottom of this page.
Monday, December 15, 2014
A patient with CML presents with a WBC of 200,000. His vitals are stable. He is a little bit confused so you perform the maneuver shown above, then get a laboratory test. Unfortunately, your respiratory therapist forgets to put the sample on ice.
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