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take special note of the things the residents and attendings complain about. What annoys them? What frustrates them? Come to think of it, when you are on their service, what annoys/frustrates you? Make it your goal during 4th year to fix one of these problems. They will be impressed.
During my fellowship, one of the residents noticed that the ICU attendings complained a lot about the care the Emerency Department (ED) was providing to patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)…. He did a literature search on diabetic ketoacidosis and created a clinical pathway complete with a standard order sheet (so you really can’t screw up the pathway) that the ED and ICU both agreed to.
Turning Problems into Opportunities to Impress [Medscape]
How to Master Humility on the Wards
The New York City Department of Health has prepared an excellent guide for nasopharyngeal specimen collection that describes both nasopharyngeal aspirate and nasopharyngeal swab methods. This concise review will prove helpful for those medical students beginning outpatient medicine rotations or family medicine.
Nasopharyngeal Specimen Collection for Viral Respiratory Pathogens [NYC Dept of Health]
Stethographics offers a review of commonly encountered lung sounds that includes audio samples and graphical illustrations of the following breath sounds:
Don’t forget to check out there brief heart sound primer.
Basic Lung Sounds [Stethographics]
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