Observations From The ICU

And the one move that can save you money, pain, and suffering.

Zikry Zhiwei
May 11 · 5 min read
An empty operating theatre
Photo by Marcel Scholte on Unsplash

As a respiratory therapy student who has been working in the ICU, I can attest that the chronic conditions are as prevalent as you can imagine. I wish I were exaggerating by saying that it’s possible to guess a patient’s medical history based on their chief complaint. Obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and…