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A collection of random things I’ve learned through my training

Fluid Warmers

Hypothermia has a profound impact on the entire body - it compromises the immune system leading to a higher risk of post-operative wound infections,...

Intraosseous (IO) Access

Intraosseous (IO) access is a quick, relatively inexpensive, and simple route for obtaining “central” access in trauma and resuscitation settings when peripheral access is...

Suture Sizes

Before learning HOW to stitch tissues or tie knots, one must understand the available options so the right decision can be made for a...

Peripheral Nerve Stimulator

The peripheral nerve stimulator can deliver different types of stimuli to elicit an assessment of the depth of neuromuscular blockade. This is an important...

Bispectral Index (BIS) Monitor

The bispectral index (BIS) monitor is a noninvasive derivative of the electroencephalogram (EEG) used to assess the depth of anesthesia to help prevent intraoperative...


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.