Maria Perez-Johnson, DO

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Name: <a href="https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/post-author/maria-perez-johnson" rel="tag">Maria Perez-Johnson, DO
Date registered: June 23, 2018
URL: https://www.kevinmd.com/blog

Latest posts

  1. The issues physicians face when changing their name — October 6, 2018
  2. I’m thankful that medicine is a small world — October 4, 2018
  3. Working in the ER on holidays — August 7, 2018
  4. What happens to the health of children taken from their parents at the border? — June 22, 2018

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The issues physicians face when changing their name

It’s my first day at a new facility — and I’m prepped with food, snacks and a closed-lid container for my morning coffee and to refill it in the afternoon with water. You never really know how stringent the policies will be for water containers at your new workstation or whether food or snacks are […]

I’m thankful that medicine is a small world

This past week was one of those weeks looming ahead of me that I was already dreading as I entered into it. I was to be working through another holiday and following a string of nights, and I would have a quick turnaround into a mid-shift. As a nocturnist by choice, I rarely work mornings […]

Working in the ER on holidays

As I prepare to go into work for another string of night shifts, I become aware that this is just another holiday that I will be working. It’s the Fourth of July, not a major holiday as is designated by any scheduler, so no credit will be given to those of us who work today. […]

What happens to the health of children taken from their parents at the border?

It’s a Sunday evening in a local South Texas emergency room with the expected ER traffic for a weekend evening. Lots of simple traumas: ankle sprains, abrasions, lacerations, falls, common URI symptoms, and fevers. The EMS radios in with a call of a five-year-old male who has altered mental status. The patient is brought in […]

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