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Day in the Life – Orthopedic Surgeon

Day in the Life – Orthopedic Surgeon

My name is Dr. McKnight. I am an Orthopedic Surgery Resident and this is a day in my life. [music playing] It’s a Saturday morning. This is a Call day. So we’re just driving to the hospital and the goal is to see all my patients, have all my notes written before 7:00 a.m. at […]

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DOCTORS WORK 24 HOURS – IS IT DANGEROUS?

DOCTORS WORK 24 HOURS – IS IT DANGEROUS?

Last month I fell asleep in the parking lot on a bench. I literally couldn’t even make it to the car. If we are operating on just four to five hours of sleep, that can have the same effect as if we’re driving under the influence. If you miss just one hour of sleep, your […]

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Day in the Life of a DOCTOR: 24 hours with NO SLEEP

Day in the Life of a DOCTOR: 24 hours with NO SLEEP

Morning guys. I’m Siobhan, a first year medical resident. I just got to the hospital. It’s sunday morning and I’m starting a 24-hour call shift. You know, we found out there are no medical students on today, because they finished their rotation yesterday and I will tell you — oh, and so it begins. Okay, […]

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