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Aim higher but not very high.

When I was reading this story behind the latest Vicks ad about the transgender mother and her daughter, something felt very familiar. Two adopted daughters by transgender women : one wanted to become a doctor but didn’t, and the other one’s mother wants her to become a doctor. 907 more words


Acetabular Surgery - don't get suckered in!

  • It’s pelvic surgery not hip surgery!
  • Potential for major venous or arterial bleeding at any stage during peri-operative period
  • If the patient is tachycardic and hypotensive – it is blood loss…
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Threatened Airway

The anticipated CICO scenario…

Discussion included:

Co-ordinator role – having someone other than the primary airway proceduralist co-ordinate the process to reduce the cognitive load on the airway proceduralist. 118 more words


Prone to salivation

Displaced ETT in prone position

Discussion was around how to secure a tube for a patient going prone and what to do if a tube “falls” out while in the prone position (with the notion that it was/would be virtually impossible to re-intubate whilst still prone). 92 more words


Texas Workers’ Compensation Not Ready for Maximum Medical Improvement

I know that most of the Texas Workers’ Compensation news seems to limit benefits and injured workers’ rights within the system.  However, once in a while a ray of light shines in and gives us a glimmer of hope.   147 more words

Workers Compensation

How to Prepare for the MPI

The University of Toronto Medical School Interviews begin soon and you must be prepared. The former MMI process has been replaced with the MPI or Modified Personal Interview which is considered a reliable means of assessing great future doctors. 197 more words

Student interviewer

Last year I was on the panel for the multiple mini interviews at my medical school and I was chosen again this year to partake in it. 205 more words