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BrainWaves


Dec 28, 2017

In this week's clinical case, Dr. John Baird (Stanford) shares the story of a patient he's been following who's experienced a neurologic complication of her hematologic illness. Check it out.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Chris Zabriskie, Ian Southerland, Julie Maxwell, Jason Shaw, and Rafael Archangel. Voiceover by Erika Mejia. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for routine clinical decision making.

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