Doctor Q&A for Dr. Luke Hermann

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Push hard push fast: CPR is simple- by pushing hard (compressing the chest) and fast (100 times a minute) any patient whose heart has stopped doing its job (beating effect ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
If it's lit.: Burn hazard aside, the nicotine contained in a single cigarette is not dangerous to an adult. The same cannot be said for infants and toddlers- 2mg (t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Trick question: You won't.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Final pathway: Ventricular fibrillation is the final step before a heart stops beating. Any heart that has not gotten enough blood flow or oxygen for a prolonged per ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hard to know: Symptoms of a miscarriage- bleeding and pelvic cramping can happen with a normal pregnancy. If you are having symptoms that concern you call your OB o ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Blood clots can form in a number of different scenarios- when blood vessels break from direct trauma clotted blood is what you see as a.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Symptoms: Most reactions to medications are not true allergies but an issue of side effects or intolerance. It's important to be clear because being truly aller ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
You can't.: Each of us has to take responsibility for our health related decisions. No one can be forced to make the.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Of course: Part of emergency medicine is being prepared to take care of every patient who doesn't have access to another physician. Although most emergency physi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Bleeding after intercourse can be the result of healthy vigorous sex or because an infection makes tissue more friable (likely to bleed). If this is a ... Read More
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