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Finished With Emergency Medicine

Unilateral facial pain with some subjective fevers, diaphoresis, and numbness/tingling in the same region. "So what medications are you taking?" I noticed the disproportionate opening of his mouth as he answered." While we joked about…

Last Shift In The E.R.

T-minus two hours till the E.R. portion of this surgery rotation is over. I worked yesterday 7a-7p and had the morning/afternoon to finish reading the NMS Surgery Casebook today, but being ever-so-absent-minded, I left the book at Ben Taub.…

Overnight EC Shift

Yesterday was Baylor Med's first round of interviews for incoming medical students, so I naturally jumped on board to give basic science and clinical tours. Interviewing and giving said tours when I was an MS1/MS2 helped me "step away" from…

First Day of Surgery – Shock Rooms

Today was my first shift in the Ben Taub emergency center (EC), and first real workday as part of the surgery rotation. From 9am to 5pm, a classmate and I helped man the shock rooms. :-)