Author: Kylie Birnbaum

Emergency Medicine Resident at Kings County Hospital / SUNY Downstate

@KBirnbaumMD

Save of the Month!

This month’s excellent save goes to… Dr. Steven Greenstein! Dr. Greenstein was working during a particularly busy shift in the Critical Care / Trauma area when EMS brought in a patient with a history of prostate cancer and a chief…

So Bored I Got Stoned – Review

It’s another sweltering summer day down South. Willie Nelson is trying to stay cool before his big show, doing what he does best–drinking iced tea. (You thought I was going to say something else, didn’t you?)  He begins to feel severe…

So Bored I Tapped That … Shunt

It’s a perfect sunny day in San Diego, and Ron Burgundy is about to broadcast another episode of his highest rated (local) news show. Little does the public know that Ron suffers from hydrocephalus and has a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt. While…