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When I worked in critical care cardiology my day would typically go something like this: Get sign out from the last shift. Go round on patients in the CCU and make plans for their treatment for the day. Responding to the inevitable code blues and running the code. Going to the ED or helicopter pad to get to the STEMI or crashing patient. Placing invasive lines like Swans, CVC, vascaths, a lines. Rounding through the CCU a few times to check in to see how treatment plans are going. Giving sign out and then realizing I haven't peed in 13 hours. 

Now I'm in another job that is about 95% OP. Day starts by getting to the office about an hour before the first patient is scheduled to go through all of my patient's charts which helps me move through the day faster and more efficiently. I see between 16-22 patients per day. Wide range of cardiology patients: AF, CAD, VHD, HTN, HLD, working up the patient with syncope, with palpitations, with typical and atypical CP....I could go on and on. Hope this helps. 

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On 10/3/2020 at 8:45 PM, bike mike said:

When I worked in critical care cardiology my day would typically go something like this: Get sign out from the last shift. Go round on patients in the CCU and make plans for their treatment for the day. Responding to the inevitable code blues and running the code. Going to the ED or helicopter pad to get to the STEMI or crashing patient. Placing invasive lines like Swans, CVC, vascaths, a lines. Rounding through the CCU a few times to check in to see how treatment plans are going. Giving sign out and then realizing I haven't peed in 13 hours. 

Now I'm in another job that is about 95% OP. Day starts by getting to the office about an hour before the first patient is scheduled to go through all of my patient's charts which helps me move through the day faster and more efficiently. I see between 16-22 patients per day. Wide range of cardiology patients: AF, CAD, VHD, HTN, HLD, working up the patient with syncope, with palpitations, with typical and atypical CP....I could go on and on. Hope this helps. 

Thank you very much. That is extremely helpful. I appreciate your response.

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