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My First Lumbar Puncture

After table rounds this morning, one of the residents asked me if I wanted to do a bedside lumbar puncture (LP). I instantly jumped at this opportunity and proceeded to gather the patient’s consent, LP kit, and other supplies necessary for the procedure. In the meantime, I tried to recall …

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Beginning the Neurology Rotation

The clerkship director for neurology, a very well known professor in the neuroscience blocks of the basic sciences, shared an interesting pearl of wisdom during last Monday’s orientation lectures – “memories are created, not recorded.” He remarked on the fact that when people were asked where exactly they were during …

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