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Safely Drawing Up And Labeling Medications

Every day as an anesthesiologist, I reconstitute, draw up, and administer antibiotics, hypnotics, narcotics, paralytics, inotropes/pressors, blood products, fluids, vasodilators, and a...

The Unknown Unknowns

Medicine is all about constantly asking questions. Why is it so? Can it be done better? What am I missing? What's the diagnosis? What...

The Patient Belongs To Everyone In The Operating Room

Surgical disciplines meet with patients, decide what operation(s) to perform, discuss the risks/benefits, and manage post-operative admissions with follow-ups. Undoubtedly, it's a time and...

Lifewings Healthcare Quality Improvement

Today I attended a wonderful session put on by Lifewings outlining techniques to improve patient safety and communication in the healthcare arena. We role...

Barriers To Care

One of my favorite things about anesthesiology and critical care is the freedom I have to provide quality patient care. PACU and ICU nurses...

ABOUT RISHI

I'm a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellow and double board certified intensivist and anesthesiologist at Harvard looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.
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