BrainWaves POSTS

Headache after headache

A 47-year-old woman with a history of infrequent headaches presented to the neurology clinic for a nearly daily headache over the past 3 months. But never fear! Dr. Mike Rubenstein is there to help....

Resident burnout. Or is it just smoldering?

Today’s episode is not about patients. It’s about providers. The physicians, the nurses, advanced practitioners, and other healthcare personnel whose needs and emotions are largely ignored. Because it’s hard to put your needs first...

Aspirin vs. Plavix

As a resident physician on an inpatient stroke service, I remember feeling clueless when it came to deciding on Aspirin or Plavix (generic: Clopidogrel). I remember saying things like, “I want to start the...