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Busy Day On Acute Pain

What a crazy day - the first epidural I've ever had to abandon, a myriad of acute pain consults, continuous block of the brachial plexus at the axilla, rectus sheath block x 6, post-op TAP...

Halfway Done With First Acute Pain Rotation

What a beautiful day in Houston! I'm halfway done with my first acute pain rotation and really enjoying my time back at the #1 cancer hospital in the country - MD Anderson Cancer Center....

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...

The Emotional Fatigue Of A Code Blue

"Push FAST, GO!" I heard our ICU attending say as we hurled our patient's stretcher down the hall towards a vacant ICU bed. "PEA arrest - as soon as we stop, someone needs to jump...

The Weekend Medical ICU Resident

This weekend, I ran most of the medical ICU and had flashbacks to ICU rotations from my intern year. It's a field I was considering from the get-go, but this weekend reinvigorated my interest...

Anesthesiologists Are Old Or Bold – Never Both

My ICU attending, a more experienced physician who has seen the practice of critical care evolve over decades, left me with an interesting thought yesterday. We discussed a potentially difficult airway and the need...

First Day Of CA-2 Year

I'm kicking off my third year of residency ("CA-2" in anesthesia world) working at MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the top two cancer institutes in the country! As a medical student at Baylor...

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