Here’s a Toast to Change for Valentine’s Day

Jim and Sena Niagara Valentine

Yesterday one of the residents found an antique in the staff consult office and wondered if I had ever used it. It’s an old dictaphone which faculty and residents no doubt used back in the day to dictate clinical notes. It was quite a gadget and though I never used that model, I did have […]

Pharmacologic Management of Delirium: Remember Humility

Hal, feeling better and after "getting small"

My wife alerted me to an interesting article about a man arrested for driving while intoxicated who reported that he had auto-brewery syndrome. The most recent article I could find in PubMed which had any credibility cast doubt on the authenticity of the condition and I have to admit I don’t have any confidence in the […]

Prescription Drugs Causing Delirium…And A Sockdolager Day for Darn Tough Socks!

Around 7 AM Feb 8 2016

One of the residents stopped me in the hallway and suggested I add a link on my blog to a list of drugs which are associated with causing delirium. Check the menu below the header. Thanks, Sophia! It’s a great idea and I wish I’d thought of it a long time ago. The caveat is […]

These Socks Are Your Socks…

Darn Tough Socks 3

This is a follow up to my sock post from yesterday, for which I’m sure you’re all clamoring. A blogger named Jnana Hodson suggested I check out Darn Tough Socks. Visit his blog. At first I wondered if Bernie Sanders buys his socks there, since the outfit that produces them is in Vermont. But then I discovered […]

Socks On The Party Line

Dr. Amos on smartphone

  Remember all those gorgeous new socks I got for Christmas? I wear them one day and I have to throw them out because they get holes in the toes. One day! At first I thought it was because I run around all over the hospital including up and down an average of 18 stairs. […]