Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays… but on Tuesday! Today is just a quick post for a “Sleep Apnea Update“. Sleep Apnea Update I got my APAP machine yesterday. It came with a humidifier too, which is nice. The guy helped to explain how to put it on and I looked at the different mask types. In general, the mask types are “nasal pillows”, “nasal mask”, and “face mask”. Nasal Pillows are the most minimalist version […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today I’m going to talk a little bit about “Your Medical Career”. Your Medical Career I’ve talked about it a little bit before in my previous posts The New Meta of Medicine and The 20 Year Career. However, I think it’s good to re-evaluate the lives of the 4th year medical students currently in The Match. If you haven’t read any of these Match posts before, here ya go: […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today we’re going to talk about my “Operator Error”. Operator Error? Yea. I think sometimes when we teach other people how to do things, we tend to forget steps because they seem self-explanatory. However, these only occurs because we’re done it so many times. The best example of this is an exercise we did in my middle school back when I was a kid in the Dark Ages, pre-Internet. […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today is just a short post “Home Sleep Study Update”. Home Sleep Study Update So my home sleep study results came back. There was a nice detailed report, but the long and short of it is that I have mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Apparently, my pulse ox sometimes drops a little bit during sleep. Not to dangerous levels, but low enough to be a concern. Utilization of CPAP/APAP wasn’t […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today is just going to be a short post about my experience with the “Home Sleep Study”. Home Sleep Study? Yea. In my previous posts I’ve talked about Snoring, Snoring Revisiting, and Sleep Hygiene. However, at this point I think I needed to evaluate my sleep more, so I made an appointment for a sleep study. I could be wrong, but I don’t think you can just make an […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today is going to be a short post “More on Sleep”. More on Sleep In previous posts, I’ve talked about my Snoring and I even did a follow-up post. I talked about Sleep Hygiene in general before too. For a little while, I felt the little tweaks I was doing was helping. However, at this point I’ve been feeling kind of tired and run-down and basically just not rested. […]

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