Simplifying Science

Adults Are Just Big Kids

A beautiful (and short) essay about how adult patients might benefit from being treated like kids.

Things Adult Medicine Could Learn From Pediatrics

Twenty-eight years ago, I wrote about drawing blood for the first time, about the pain of the patient and the self-doubt of the medical student. In my first clinical experience, I was learning a strange new color code: red-top tube for blood chemistries, purple top for hematology, green top, yellow top, and so on. Read More