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Bacchante

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LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« on: February 13, 2005, 07:55:25 PM »
The details of this one are fuzzy but I think it went like this:

There was a question that stated that women had a higher rate of blood clots than men (I'm not sure if a reason was given for that).  Then a statement that bypass surgery resulted in greater difficulty or death because of blood clots.  It was a must be true and I selected the answer that said that people should not have bypass surgery when they have blood clots.

Does anyone have a clearer recollection of this one?


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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2005, 08:56:16 PM »
The details of this one are fuzzy but I think it went like this:

There was a question that stated that women had a higher rate of blood clots than men (I'm not sure if a reason was given for that).  Then a statement that bypass surgery resulted in greater difficulty or death because of blood clots.  It was a must be true and I selected the answer that said that people should not have bypass surgery when they have blood clots.

Does anyone have a clearer recollection of this one?




Great job remembering this stuff!

Was the answer that women should avoid tea prior to bypass surgery? Because a chem in tea prevented bloodclotting?

Bacchante

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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2005, 08:59:16 PM »
Yes you got it!  For some reason tea caused clotting in women but not men so the response was that women shouldn't have tea before surgery.

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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2005, 09:03:31 PM »
I think that one must've been in the LR experimental, because I have no recollection of that one...

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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2005, 09:06:39 PM »
i may have p[osted this before, but I think the tea / surgery questiojn was on Dec or Oct, because I remember it and I rememer learning that the "not to drink tea" was the right answer... anyone else think this?
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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2005, 09:13:53 PM »
i may have p[osted this before, but I think the tea / surgery questiojn was on Dec or Oct, because I remember it and I rememer learning that the "not to drink tea" was the right answer... anyone else think this?
I just checked and there was something along those lines in October.  I feel like thre was something similar, but I could just be confused.

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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2005, 09:19:45 PM »
 yes this was from october 04. something about it having methy something or otherand women having higher levels.

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« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2005, 10:29:54 PM »
I don't remember this question at all from this past Saturday.

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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2005, 10:42:55 PM »
Definately experimental.

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Re: LR: Blood clots and bypass surgery
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2005, 10:51:10 PM »
Definately experimental.

I didn't have an exp. lr.