Highlights follow.

Thus far the TV shows candidates relate most to House (Cameron) and Grey's Anatomy, particularly Sandra Oh's character (Kayser)
Both of these candidates still see patients: Cameron is a hospital-based internist and Kayser is an anesthesiologist

When COVID broke, "I was 100% available" to help out seeing patients, says Cameron, who also had a campaign to run #MoreLikeAmerica #DoctorInTheHouse
"When people lose trust in their public servants, then we've lost a precious commodity" - Kayser on how the science-ignoring public strategy failed almost 15k who died from COVID in Florida #MoreLikeAmerica #DoctorInTheHouse
"Wanting to 'lean in' with expertise" was @DrCameronWebb's initial "why" for going into politics... then in the pandemic + racial crisis in American --> he was able to move into that conversation, "I was ready for this moment" #MoreLikeAmerica #DoctorInTheHouse
It's incredible hearing politicians who are also healthcare professionals. They are data-driven and people-oriented. PLS SUPPORT THEM:

1) @KayserEnneking-secure.actblue.com/donate/kayser-…
2) @DrCameronWebb-secure.actblue.com/donate/cameron…

Or support both at our event link:
secure.actblue.com/donate/morelik…

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh
 

Keep Current with Esther Choo, MD MPH

Esther Choo, MD MPH Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!

PDF

Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @choo_ek

8 Oct
COVID can cause pink eye, btw

#VPDebate2020
Rub it. Do it. Doesn't it itch so badly? Rub it.
Ohhhhh. It's feeling so dry and itchy now, isn't it? I just rubbed my own eye, felt awesome. Try it.
Read 13 tweets
4 Oct
Patients get discharged from the hospital when they are STABLE. This is such a fundamental principle that many of us have the word “stable” templated into our discharge notes.
Stable means that their vital signs are acceptable over time and that their clinical trajectory is not dynamic. Put plainly, the patient needs to be boring, without new and changing stuff happening, to send them out of the hospital.
A patient who has vital signs changing / fluctuating in a concerning direction, new test results, new treatments all happening over a short amount of time IS NOT STABLE and IS NOT GOING HOME
Read 5 tweets
4 Oct
Welp it happened... my daughter crashed my news segment 😩🤣
I could feel my face getting bright red and staying that way for the rest of the interview
Daughter afterwards: “I wanted to see what was going on”
Read 6 tweets
3 Oct
As an ER doc, I’m used to working off partial and sometimes conflicting information. But this is confusing on a different level.
Fatigued vs energetic
Oxygen vs no oxygen
Fever no fever
Concerning vitals vs feels ready to walk out
Ultrasound for ... what, exactly? Heart? Why, if he’s doing so well?
If he was on oxygen but isn’t now what was the context for his oxygen need? Walking? Sleep?
Why in the world would he be out of the hospital in 2-3 days?
Read 4 tweets
2 Oct
Is it odd that I don’t believe it?
Look, I thought October was going to come with a huge ramp up of reassurances about Covid to begin with
A diagnosis with a rosy-looking President and First Lady, spending the rest of the campaign trail crowing about how it's nbd... letting the public health fallout of that false reassurance occur any time after Nov 3rd... It's a plausible tactic.
Read 6 tweets
27 Sep
This is a remarkable piece by the @latimes on the newspaper’s own deeply racist roots and how its orientation and largely white leadership and staff perpetuated racist storytelling over the past century. It ends with an apology and a way forward.
I would love to see this from companies of all kinds: a full exploration of its own history, not shying away from critique of even its most honored leaders, to pave the way for a different future.
So much that’s painful to read, including the paper’s neglect of the murder of 39-year-old Eula Love by police in a dispute over a bill https://t.co/b1IL0kwYJ7 Image
Read 5 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!


This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!