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COVID UNIT

https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/11/i-am-a-critical-care-physician-these-are-the-patients-in-the-icu.html On November 30th, 2020, according to the CDC tracker the total number of COVID-19 cases in the USA is 13, 295 605, new case per 100k in the last 7 days are 48.9,...

Lung Cancer Screening explained by a Pulmonologist

https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/10/lung-cancer-screening-explained-by-a-pulmonologist.html Lung cancer screening is a process that is used to detect the presence of lung cancer in otherwise healthy people at high risk for cancer. In 2020, 229,000 people will be...

Back to the ICU

Its 5:45 am. I am already awake, waiting for the alarm to go off. I tend to wake up every few hours to check the time, when I am nervous. It’s my first day back to the ICU after a 10-week hiatus, following knee surgery. I am not as far along in my recovery, as I had...

Podcast appearance

https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/09/when-physicians-get-sick-we-are-just-as-human-as-the-patients-we-treat-podcast.html

When physicians get sick

https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/08/when-physicians-get-sick-we-are-just-a-human-as-the-patients-we-treat.html Physicians are natural caregivers. We are in-tune with the needs of our patients, often to the detriment of our own health. It is a rite of passage during...

A physician’s convoluted FMLA journey

https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/07/a-physicians-convoluted-fmla-journey.html I have dealt with unstable knees since childhood. In December 2019, I noticed knee swelling, which would improve with rest. This flare-up was not unusual, except that the swelling and pain...

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