Out of Nowhere

By Maxbetter Vizelberg, mvizelberg

Many people have referred to anesthesia as 99% boredom and 1% sheer terror. While it’s not as black and white as the old saying goes, there is some truth in the matter. Problems can indeed occur and may have very devastating consequences. Physiological mechanisms of action of the anesthetic agents can lead to hypoventilation, hypotension,..

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29th September, 2016

Advice for the Undergraduate Me

By Benjamin Daggett, bdaggett

Do not worry. It is really as simple as that. I was never a particularly worried person during high school and my younger years. Like anybody, I can remember times of anxiety. Most of the time it was due to relationship dynamics. Ah, the joys of being a teenager! I was rarely over-worried about school..

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28th September, 2016

Third Year Surgery

By Clara Bush Vadala, CBVadala

The time has finally come. As a third year veterinary student, we start doing surgeries as early as the second week of class. On, real, live, animals! This is the test of our memory, our mental strength, and the upholding of one of the most important parts of veterinary medicine, our immense and unending respect..

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27th September, 2016