Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. I had a few topics I was considering writing about today, but decided to just kind of do a stream of consciousness kind of post today instead. So let’s talk about “Medicine Monday Musings”. Medicine Monday Musings My family went to hang out with some friends this weekend. We all met up at a friend’s house and went to their community pool and then had a little bbq after. […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today is going to be a short post about shift changes and rhythm and stuff. Let’s talk about the “Day Shift”. Day Shift As you guys know, I normally work 2pm-12am, or some variation of that, on an 8 day on, 6 day off, Thursday-Thursday schedule. This works out to 80 hours in any two week time span, but it also means I work every other weekend. This last […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Lately I’ve been talking a lot about finishing medical school and preparing for residency. Today, I’m going to switch gears and talk about something else “The End of Training”. The End of Training First of all, I want to clarify that I’m not being figurative or philosophical. This is not a commentary on wanting to end the training necessary to become a doctor, or shorten it, or anything. This […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays… except it’s a Tuesday. So for some reason, this didn’t get posted yesterday and I’m not really sure why. Anyways, let’s talk about Transient Smartphone Blindness. What is Transient Smartphone Blindness? Well, it’s kind of exactly what it sounds like. It’s blindness that is temporary (transient) caused by using your smartphone in a particular way. This actually isn’t new, it was described back in 2016 by the New England Journal […]

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February Introspection 1
Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. A lot has been happening crypto lately so I’ve been talking about that a lot. However, today I’m going to go back to some of the more “normal” posts and talk about “February Introspection”. February Introspection Depending on where you are in your medical career, I think February offers a good time for introspection. We’ll go through the stages here: Medical Student As a 1st and 2nd year medical […]

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Random Medicine Musings
Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays… and this post is late, which seems to be happening more often lately. For that I apologize. I don’t really have a set topic to talk about today, so I’m going to talk about a few different things which are at least somewhat medicine related. So today is just “Random Medicine Musings” for Medicine Mondays. The Flu I’ve already talked about the Flu in a previous post, The Flu and […]

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