Dangers of reusing an N95

During the height of the pandemic, many of us were forced to reuse our Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) for long periods of time. Sometimes we would stretch it for more than a week. The global shortage of PPE made it difficult to provide daily PPE to every healthcare worker. It was reflected on many healthcare personnel becoming sick. Recent and alarming data published during the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in October 2020 found that N95 masks should no

 

NIKITA RABELO, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Point of Care Ultrasound

Patient empowerment: knowledgeable patients are healthier patients.

Our responsibility is not only to prevent, diagnose and treat, but to educate patients while practicing medicine. In times of so much misinformation, it's our job to step up and bring adequate medical information to digital platforms. 


Deglamorizie Medicine: this career is very sacrificed, and it entails many hardships. By sharing my story, I shed light to unspoken truths in the medical field and help pre-meds, med students and residents achieve their goals. 

Women in Medicine: taken and filling spaces that were once "not designed" for women. Sexism in Medicine is very real. Talking about it and standing up to it is a way to direct our field towards change.

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