Scopolamine

Scopolamine is a tertiary amine which crosses the blood-brain barrier to exert its anticholinergic effects in the central nervous system (antiemetic, sedative, amnestic) as well as in the periphery. It is available...

Beta Software

I won't install beta software on primary devices. I won't install beta software on primary devices. I won't install beta software on primary devices. I won't install beta software on primary devices.

Tips For Anesthesia Electives

It's customary for medical students interested in a particular field to enroll in "electives" to get experience, understand the workflow, obtain recommendation letters for residency applications, etc. I get asked all the...

World Community Grid

With two powerful computers idling most of the day, I wanted to use these devices to help with a distributed computing project called World Community Grid. This platform pools together the processing...

Thiamine

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is a water-soluble vitamin that has important phosphorylated relatives. B1 deficiency is a well known nutritional problem I encounter in patients with chronic alcoholism which can lead to syndromes...

Tips For Placing Radial Arterial Lines

Over the course of my training, I've placed countless radial arterial lines. In this video, I'll share some of the tips I learned along the way! 🙂

Rocket League – Level 100

It's 3 AM, and I can't sleep. But I'm now level 100 in Rocket League! 😮Yeah, that's it. 😆

Starry Internet To XFINITY DOCSIS 3.1!

As part of my transition from Boston to Houston, I had to change internet service providers (ISPs). Although I was very happy with the $50/month Internet service (200 Mbps download and upload...

Speaking Around Sedated Patients

I don't have many pet peeves in the perioperative and ICU settings, but one in particular really irks me: speaking unprofessionally about patients when they are "sedated" or "unconscious."

Bitwarden Password Manager

When I first delved into programming and web development, my interests centered around optimization for security and performance. With the growing threat of cyber attacks and so much of my life on...

ABOUT RISHI

I'm a double board certified adult cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.

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