I’m standing in the freezing surgery room chatting with the anesthesiologist about the four stages of anesthesia. They roll in a young boy who had an incidental bone cyst finding on his right femur. The mask covers the boy’s nose and mouth and before he can resist, he is knocked out. The nurse asks if […]
Surgery, surgery, surgery.
During my surgical clerkship, I have come to understand that surgery is a task of endurance. I had a few cases where surgeries lasted more than 6 hours, and while being scrubbed in, it is not easy to use the restroom, have a sip of water, or have a small snack. If you do have […]