Category Archives: Medical Students

How risky is surgery?

Surgery is such a complex field with immense variability in every patient. The ACS NSQIP risk calculator is an incredibly useful resource to help understand the surgical risk is an exceptional resource to provide reasonably accurate and patient specific risk information to help guide your perioperative decision making. This calculator uses a series of […]

Trust the process…

Whether you are a medical student just starting on your anaesthesia journey or an experienced specialist, focus more on a diligent, mindful process rather than the outcome. I was recently supervising an exceptional trainee. He did everything right to make the most from our operative list together. He texted me the night before with things […]