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Monthly Archives: February 2012
In high school, a few of us kids who were interested in medicine had the opportunity to shadow a physician. In my junior year in high school, the closest I got to medicine was when Dr. Mance, my pediatrician, allowed … Continue reading
So, yesterday I had my Physical Assessment Assessment. This is where you pair up with a classmate and perform a head-to-toe physical exam (minus examining the boy and girl parts) while the clinical instructor sits in the room and stares … Continue reading
For the next two weeks, my fellow classmates and I are studying the cardiovascular system in Pathophysiology and Pharmacology class. The exam will likely be a tough one, because 1) our instructor is a nurse whose expertise is in cardiology, … Continue reading
I’ve been to the ER quite a few times in my life. Often, as an infant for renal issues. A few times, as a child for clumsiness. Infrequently, as an adult for out-of-control migraines that left me curled up in the … Continue reading