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RK.md 2022 Redesign

Earlier this month, I dabbled with WordPress' full site editing (FSE) and block-based themes as these are the future of the platform; however, they...

Gas Flowmeters

Variable area flowmeters consist of a tapered, vertically-oriented tube with the smallest diameter at the base and largest at the top. As a result,...

Hyponatremia Correction For Hyperglycemia

Sodium is the primary cation (positive-charged ion) in the extracellular space. Therefore, dilutional hyponatremia can occur if free water is added to the extracellular...

Fidelity Backdoor Roth IRA

At the time of this writing, a Roth individual retirement account (IRA) is a special retirement account that one can contribute up to $6,000...

Olanzapine

Olanzapine (Zyprexa) is a second-generation ("atypical") antipsychotic that can be administered as an oral disintegrating tablet (ODT) or intramuscular (IM) injection. Like most antipsychotics,...

Looking Back At 2021

2021 has been another year filled with COVID-related issues centered around the perils of politics mixing with medicine. The omicron variant has now spread...

Lian Li O11 Dynamic Mini Front LCD Modification

I recently added a front-facing LCD panel to Ghost - my gaming workstation. The parts (Amazon affiliate links) needed for this modification are: Wimaxit 14" 1920...

AIDA64 White Sensor Panel – 1080 x 1920

I use AIDA64 Extreme to display system information on my gaming workstation. Specifically, AIDA64's sensor panel allows significant customization. Using a theme created by AIDA64...

Gentamicin

Gentamicin is an intravenous, intramuscular, and topical aminoglycoside bactericidal antibiotic that works by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis. By binding the 30S subunit of...

Promethazine

Promethazine (Phenergan) is an oral, intramuscular (IM), rectal, and intravenous (albeit with caution!) phenothiazine derivative that is both a first-generation antihistamine (H1 receptor antagonism)...

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I'm an academic cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensive care physician working in the Texas Medical Center with interests in ultrasonography, mechanical circulatory support, and all things tech. I seek to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.

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