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Finished With Nephrology

I'm officially finished with my first rotation as a resident... but I'm going to really miss everyone I worked with this past month on...

Tidbits of Renal Knowledge

Over the last month, I've picked up a lot of factoids on the renal consult service which I'd like to brain dump for future...

Renal Biopsies – Gloms And Stuff

"Glom" (a term we toss around on the renal service) refers to the glomerulus, a nephron's initial filtering component, which is often implicated in...

Finished One Week Of Residency

The best part about working over the weekend (hah, what a grown-up thing to say) is that parking is easy, there aren't any conferences...

Aldactone and Lasix in Cirrhosis

After all the patients I've seen with ascites secondary to hepatic cirrhosis, I wondered why we tend to start them on 100 mg Aldactone...

ABOUT RISHI

Anesthesiology chief resident physician at Baylor College of Medicine and future combined fellow in critical care and cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Harvard looking to improve medical education and patient safety with technology and quality initiatives.