In no particular order From my PA colleague in the SICU: "If you're re-intubation rate is not at least 50%, you're not extubating enough people."
On my way back home today, I listened to a revealing and frankly, inspiring, episode of EMCrit about "deliberate practice." We've all heard a little bit about it - "Practice perfect makes perfect." That's the simplest way to put it. So rather than rehash what I heard, I wanted to talk about The Med Student. … Continue reading Deliberate Practice #1: The Medical Student
My workout today was interrupted by a bulky brown guy quizzically smiling and approaching me. He looked familiar to me. And as it turned out I looked familiar to him. So much so that he asked "Hey any chance you're Gazi?" Normally, I am terrible with names and good with faces. I won't remember what … Continue reading Time Warp
I think Dr. Carroll put it best why trauma can be so much fun for interns. All you have - have not should - do is hustle and absorb. Take it all in and try to learn and hold on to much as you can. You don't have to worry about the big picture (yet). … Continue reading Pennies for my Thoughts #1