BY ERIC HOCHBERG, MPAS, PA-C, Author at Clinical Advisor

BY ERIC HOCHBERG, MPAS, PA-C

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When your patients are coughing up blood

Hemoptysis can signal conditions ranging from the mild to life-threatening. Here’s how to determine which cases demand immediate intervention. Hemoptysis is frequently encountered by primary-care clinicians. Most cases are self-limiting or resolve with treatment of an underlying condition. But the expectoration of blood can also be a symptom of an acute or life-threatening illness, such…

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