8 weeks, you felt the length of every day, but compounded it was a blink. This was my schedule: Newborn nursery: Super fun, easy schedule 9-3pm, I did newborn checkups and answered any questions new parents my have as well as educating them on SIDS and how to continue having a healthy baby! PICU: What … Continue reading How many wet and dirty diapers? PEDS ROTATION
A chance to cut, is a chance to heal. Heal with steal. If in doubt, cut it out. My 8 weeks on Surgery were awesome and awful at the same time. I was able to first assist on every surgery since the hospital I am at does not have residents. Talk about a WORLD of … Continue reading A chance to cut – is a chance to heal.
Did you know? That if a patient has Streptococcus bovis in their blood it is customary to screen them for colon cancer? The bacteria looks kinda pretty in this photo from Cancer Therapy Advisor. Microbiology is one of my favorite topics! Previously scientists stated that 100 trillion bacteria reside in/on our bodies but that 1970s … Continue reading Streptococcus bovis bacteremia and colon cancer
Dressing for the clinic as a female med student can be difficult. You have to be comfortable in your business casual (no jeans!) for your 8-10 hr days when you are constantly on your feet going back and forth between clinic rooms and the back room with all the computers so you can write your notes. … Continue reading What to wear during Clinicals
My fabulous friend, Brittany Cox, was gracious enough to participate in a written interview about Medical School, pursuing a Master's in Medical Science before Medical School and how she has maintained her sanity and loveliness throughout the entire process. She has helped maintain our school's Free Clinic by serving selflessly on Free Clinic Leadership as well … Continue reading Pursuing a Master’s in Medical Science before Med School, a Q&A.
One of my favorite bloggers, www.franishtheblog.com, posts list for gift ideas for medical students for all occasions! Check out the list at her site, or down below! With thousands of medical students across the country getting ready to graduate from medical school, I've received several requests for a gift guide...which luckily, I've been thinking about for … Continue reading Gift Ideas for Graduating Medical Students
I recently came across a fantastic resource for current developments in medicine. It is a weekly subscription to The Scope, check out one of their short and sweet articles below on the Placebo Effect. Nocebo Just like you feel worse when your friends remind you that you're working Friday night, patients feel worse when they're … Continue reading Placebo Effect