When I got to the hospital ward of the department of oncology, I could not find Dr. Bubalo and Michael, Pharm.D student. They had gone to the round with 4 hematologists. Almost all patients lost their hair. Anytime Joe was asked about medicationby the hematologist, he can always the appropriate answer. From what I hear, this go around would been carried out from 7 AM to 8 AM for this week. It means I have to wake up at 5:30. Wow! Really tough job.
Today’s lessons were “ventricular arrhythmias” by visiting assistant professor with PhD and “pharmacokinetics” by
After lunch I returned to Dr. Bubalo’s office, and he told me “Sumio, do you want try to challenge something different?” And I answered “I do not have many experiences in this field, but I would like to try, if I can.” “Then, check the medications, labo data, and vital status of four patients with leukemia and lymphoma”
The way of writing medical record is totally different from
After Completed my work, I discussed about the patients with Joe just like as folows.
Joe: “Explain, who is first?”
Me: ” Neutrophil’ s percentage is 90%, extremely high in this case. ”
Joe: “Why do you think? .”
Me: “I think the cause should be predonisolone.”
Joe: “That’s right!”