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What To Expect The Day Of Heart Surgery

As a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist, I often meet patients who have wrapped their head around the fact that they are getting surgery, but...

Transporting Critically Ill Patients To The Operating Room

For critically ill inpatients on multiple pressors, mechanical ventilation, and/or mechanical circulatory support devices, it's customary for the anesthesiologist to be a...

Premedication Before Surgery

In the perioperative world, "premedication" refers to pharmacologic therapy administered to relieve anxiety, provide light sedation, and even create some degree of...

Intralipid

Intralipid (20% fat emulsion) is a formulation of intravenous fat made primarily of soybean oil, glycerin, and egg yolk-derived phospholipids. As an...

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology – MOCA 2.0®

Maintenance of certification in anesthesiology (MOCA) is an important aspect of demonstrating knowledge and various proficiencies over the course of our careers....

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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