Category: Medicine for laypeople

Code Status Explained: Why you probably shouldn’t let us do CPR on your Grandmother

If you don’t do good chest compressions, you’ll enjoy a great career in PM&R! -One of my attending physicians *As in all my posts, patient details have been changed for anonymity, but the core story is true This line comes from my favorite story from medical school, which I’m going to tell shortly. While I enjoy

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Making a Doctor 101: How the residency match works (for laypeople)

All I do is try to make it simple, the ones that make it complicated never get congratulated – Kid Cudi Hey.   You.   Yes, you. The one who isn’t  in the medical profession. It’sa me, Mario! More specifically, I’m a student in my fourth and final year of medical school. You’re here because you’ve

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