Tips | Neurosurgery Basics

Tips

How to care for patients? Read on!

D.D.A.V.P. your S.O.A.P.

Making rounds on hospitalized patients can be easy. We’re good at sizing up a patient’s condition, moving from the subjective report of their progress to the objective findings of vital signs and physical exam, lab results and radiographic images.

On-Call Pitfalls

Calls to the neurosurgery group can be divided into two groups: things that kill and things that bother. Listening for conditions that may become life threatening is a skill that comes with experience.