If you Love Mr. Hassle, nominate me!

Consider adding your nomination for Best Medical Weblog for 2007 over at MedGadget.  Nomiations are in the comments section of the post explaining the process. There are also a great number of new medical blogs out there this year, so be sure to check the list of the current nominees!

The Learning Curve of Cardiac Life Support

There is a post in my archives in wich I ran my first code as a resident without any outside assistance from the attending.  It was nerve-racking, and I’m sure I was up all night afterwards.  I remember those days of the steep learning curve with a little bit of reverence for who I was [...]

Wash Your Feet Every Day

Every once in awhile I realize that Urban Blight Memorial is in a totally different world, and the patients there live a totally different life, despite being less than 10 miles from the downtown of a five time superbowl championship team, and less than 10 miles from where I grew up. Yesterday’s fastest patient exam [...]

The ER Gift Card

Here’s a great viewpoint on the high costs of ER care and what ends up being a “class structure” for healthcare.  Let me know what you think.  If you like the article, give it a Digg. http://www.la2day.com/talk/the_e_r_gift_card_the_perfect_stocking_stuffer Powered by ScribeFire.

Things overheard in a coffee shop

An otherwise not-worldly-wise looking woman, sitting at a table right in front of me.  She’s talking about living in Berkley, then moving ‘back east’.  She first mentions a women’s clinic.  Then she mentions a methodone clinic.  Then the people she met while working on a needle exchange program. Here’s the kicker…she’s working on a “Narcan [...]