HCTZ does indeed cause hypokalemia
Lungs en espanol es "pulmones."
ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS check the meds list...
The Baker Act is great.
I know more Spanish than I realize. I was able to do three interviews exclusively in Spanish and get most of the history. Most certainly the (Spanish-speaking) doctor was able to extrude more, but I was quite proud of myself.
Eat when you can, as much as you can, because you don't know if you'll have another shot!
Smoking cessation can actually cause a short term case of bronchitis due to epithelial regeneration. Rx: Guaifenesin, albuterl/salmaterol, prednisone, and an antibiotic.
Walk into the ER (or any other rotation I guess really) assuming that the doctor is going to dress you down -- that's what he's there for, to teach you.
Spontaneous abortions are the worst cases to work.