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Videos That Show The Creative Side Of Medicine – #9

Believe it or not, doctors have a sense of humor. In addition to their focused and unwavering commitment to patient care, physicians are, at the end of the day, human beings. Just like us all, they love to show their creative sides.   During my search of evidence to support this claim, I fortunately came across a few of the numerous videos made by medical students and practicing clinicians. While some of them are downright parodies and corny spinoffs on medical jargon, a few of them actually make great points worth thinking about as we consider this noble profession.   So what are we waiting for? Let the fun begin!   #9   Featured Image: Source...

So What’s Wrong With This Patient? – #7

  The medical field is full of variety and complexity. From the simplest of disorders to the most complex diseases, you will be hard pressed to find a dull moment as a healthcare provider.   Over the past year of training to become a paramedic, I have had the fortunate opportunity to come across various different patients with a multitude of complaints, allowing me to muster my skills of patient assessment and physical examination in order to determine the root cause of the clinical problems.   I would like to take this opportunity and invite you all to recognize the intricacies of medical disorders and how to manage them on an emergent basis. Over the next several weeks, I will be going over some of the classic patient cases that I have come across in my short career as a part of the medical field. While the encounters have been momentary, they have left a deep impact on my learning and outlook towards this noble profession.   So what are we waiting for? Let the problem solving begin! We will continue on with our next case here at #7.   7. The Curious Case of Consciousness History of Present Illness: You are called on scene to care for a 25-year-old male who fell down a flight of stairs. On arrival, the patient is awake, lying down next to the...

Videos That Show The Creative Side Of Medicine – #10

Believe it or not, doctors have a sense of humor. In addition to their focused and unwavering commitment to patient care, physicians are, at the end of the day, human beings. Just like us all, they love to show their creative sides.   During my search of evidence to support this claim, I fortunately came across a few of the numerous videos made by medical students and practicing clinicians. While some of them are downright parodies and corny spinoffs on medical jargon, a few of them actually make great points worth thinking about as we consider this noble profession.   So what are we waiting for? Let the fun begin!   #10   Featured Image...

Videos That Show The Creative Side Of Medicine – #8

Believe it or not, doctors have a sense of humor. In addition to their focused and unwavering commitment to patient care, physicians are, at the end of the day, human beings. Just like us all, they love to show their creative sides.   During my search of evidence to support this claim, I fortunately came across a few of the numerous videos made by medical students and practicing clinicians. While some of them are downright parodies and corny spinoffs on medical jargon, a few of them actually make great points worth thinking about as we consider this noble profession.   So what are we waiting for? Let the fun begin!   #8   Featured Image...

Videos That Show The Creative Side Of Medicine – #3

Believe it or not, doctors have a sense of humor. In addition to their focused and unwavering commitment to patient care, physicians are, at the end of the day, human beings. Just like us all, they love to show their creative sides.   During my search of evidence to support this claim, I fortunately came across a few of the numerous videos made by medical students and practicing clinicians. While some of them are downright parodies and corny spinoffs on medical jargon, a few of them actually make great points worth thinking about as we consider this noble profession.   So what are we waiting for? Let the fun begin!   #3 Video Source Featured Image...

Videos That Show The Creative Side Of Medicine – #1

Believe it or not, doctors have a sense of humor. In addition to their focused and unwavering commitment to patient care, physicians are, at the end of the day, human beings. Just like us all, they love to show their creative sides. During my search of evidence to support this claim, I fortunately came across a few of the numerous videos made by medical students and practicing clinicians. While some of them are downright parodies and corny spinoffs on medical jargon, a few of them actually make great points worth thinking about as we consider this noble profession. So what are we waiting for? Let the fun begin! #1   Featured Image...

If Kanye West Was Your Doctor…

“I see this is your first time seeing Dr. West,” the nurse said after checking my height and weight. “Yeah, it is, actually,” I said as we started to walk down the hallway towards the examination room. “Dr. West is fantastic—you’re gonna love him! One of the best doctors we have in the hospital,” the nurse said. “I mean…” Suddenly, her toothy smile vanished, her mouth became a straight line, and her bright eyes gave way to an empty gaze. She slowly turned her neck to look at me. “…Dr. West’s the best of all time.” “Oh…well that’s a relief, I guess,” I said with a chuckle, trying to break the eery, awkward tension that now filled the tight hallway. “Alright, here we are!” she said—her cheery expression returned, as if it hadn’t left. She opened the door, and there he was. Sitting on the medical bed, black sunglasses over his eyes, headphones on his ears, Kanye West was movin’ to his music. It were as if the sonic charge from his laptop made its way through this headphones, and into his body, causing him to groove along in rhythm with the beat of whatever he was listening to. Source   “Dr. West…your patient is here,” the nurse said, raising her voice, but also kinda quiet because deep down she didn’t wanna disturb Kanye. “Dr. West,” she said again. Still no response....