First Week Of Neuroanesthesia As A CA-2

Coming back to Ben Taub Hospital is like coming home. Awesome cases, wonderful attendings, and having the privilege of working alongside incredible colleagues from all specialities really makes my time here enjoyable. I just...

EPIC ICU Template

Here's the EPIC EMR template I made for rounding in the VAD/transplant ICU. The formatting is off (bold, centered, etc), but the shortlinks are still there for the problem list, problem list, recent vitals, VAD data,...

Finished With ICU – How I Prepare For ICU Rounds

Tomorrow is my last day on the VAD and transplant ICU service and concludes my ICU requirements as a resident. I intentionally front-loaded my ICU rotations this year to rule in/out a critical care...

Last Week Of VAD/Transplant ICU

I'm beginning my last week on the cardiac transplant and VAD ICU rotation - one week from finishing all of my required ICU rotations as a resident! It's shaping up to be my most draining...

A Patient’s Right To DNR/DNI

Whether it's an outpatient clinic visit or a prolonged hospital stay in the intensive care unit (ICU), patients who have been deemed to have decision-making capacity have the right to refuse treatment. A physician...

In House ICU Call

The intensive care unit (ICU) is where the hospital's most critically ill patients receive care. When you're the resident in charge of stabilizing crashing patients, rapidly escalating care, responding to emergent codes around the...

First Day Of Transplant/LVAD ICU!

I'll never get tired of new rotations making me feel like a chicken with its head cut off. After roughly 5 hours of EPIC EMR training (why must we keep doingggg thissss), my classmate...

Finished With MD Anderson ICU Rotation!

I'm officially finished with my MD Anderson ICU rotation and looking forward to my next rotation on the cardiac transplant and ventricular assist device ICU service at Texas Heart Institute. Working with critically ill...

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