Clinical Rotations: Expectations vs Reality

Clinical

Jul 19, 2021 by Kieren Richards

Most pre-clinical students have a familiar yet foreign idea of how a hospital works. In this blog, Kieren talks through what he expected going into a hospital for the first time and how this matched w

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NCLEX® Question of the Day: Pertussis

Today's NCLEX-RN® question of the day focuses on a 1-year-old child with a diagnosis of pertussis.A 1-year-old child is admitted to the pediatric unit with a diagnosis of pertussis. Which type of

Jul 14, 2021 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 1 Question of the Day: Migraine Headaches

Each week, Osmosis shares a USMLE® Step 1-style practice question to test your knowledge of medical topics. Today's case involves a 25-year-old woman with a severe headache. Can you figure it out

Jul 14, 2021 by Osmosis Team

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Being A Helpful MS4 to the Underclassmen On Your Rotation

When you reach your fourth year, sub-internships (sub-Is) are chances for you to learn and to practice the skills you will need in a few months as an intern. Jenny Nguyen has always admired how her re

Jul 12, 2021 by Jenny Nguyen

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OMM Question of the Day: Cervical Muscle Energy - Flexed Dysfunction

Today's OMM question involves a 26-year-old man with a difficulty turning his head. How would you treat his cervical spine somatic dysfunction with osteopathic manipulation?A 26-year-old man presents

Jul 7, 2021 by Osmosis Team

Lifestyle

Graduating During A Pandemic

The pandemic has touched almost every aspect of our lives—including our ability to celebrate milestones the way we normally would. In this article, recent medical school graduate and doctor Este

Jul 6, 2021 by Estello Hill

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USMLE® Step 1 Question of the Day: A Syncopal Event

Each week, Osmosis shares a USMLE® Step 1-style practice question to test your knowledge of medical topics. Today's case involves a 65-year-old man after a syncopal event at home. Can you figure

Jun 30, 2021 by Osmosis Team

Clinical

A Discussion Around LGBTQ+ health

When the topic of specific medical care for LGBTQ+ patients comes up, people often ask “Why?”. Why is there a need for this specification? Why are there special clinics for LGBTQ+ people i

Jun 28, 2021 by Omer Rott

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NCLEX Question of the Day: Ulcerative Colitis

Today's NCLEX-RN® question of the day focuses on a client with a history of ulcerative colitis. Can you figure it out?A client with a history of ulcerative colitis is brought to the emergency dep

Jun 23, 2021 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 2 Question of the Day: Causes of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeds

We're back with a USMLE® Step 2 CK Question of the Day! Today's case involves a 48-year-old man vomiting bright red blood. Can you determine the best next step in the management of this patient?A

Jun 23, 2021 by Osmosis Team