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Finished With My Senior Presentation!

About six weeks ago, I blogged about how I chose to look at the evidence-based challenges to several dogmas in anesthesiology as my senior...

Difference Between MAC and Sedation

Medical procedures span such a vast spectrum. A simple peripheral IV placement often requires no anesthetic whereas complex cardiovascular surgeries warrant carefully administered general...

Tips For Beginning Anesthesiology Residency

Arguably, anesthesiology has one of the largest learning curves right off the bat. Though you'll rely on the medical knowledge you've obtained through medical...

Local Anesthetic For Starting Peripheral IVs (PIVs)

I wanted to expand on a previous post regarding the placement of peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheters. Some use a small wheal of local anesthetic to...

“The Patient Is Moving!”

Patient movement is a normal, reflexive response to a stimulus not completely blunted by a "light" anesthetic. This does NOT mean the patient is...

ABOUT RISHI

Harvard critical care and cardiothoracic anesthesia combined clinical fellow seeking to improve medical education and patient safety with technology and quality initiatives. Learn more about me and feel free to drop me a question!