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Hemoptysis

by Noah Lechtzin, MD, MHS

Hemoptysis is coughing up of blood from the respiratory tract. Massive hemoptysis is production of 600 mL of blood (about a full kidney basin’s worth) within 24 h.

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  • PANHEPRIN
  • ADRENALIN
  • VASOSTRICT

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