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    Depth of epidural space - obese patients

    I have restarted OB anesthesia after a long hiatus. I used to be good - or at least average. Currently I have no problem with epidurals in normal size patients, but with obese patients, I have been having difficulty and not sure whether I am being too cautious in insertion of the Tuohy needle...
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    Obesity and medical school

    I am morbidly obese and was recently accepted to medical school. I still have a few more interviews and I am nervous because of my size. I am scared I will be discriminated against and looked down on. It's making me want to just decline the other interviews I have to avoid this fear even though...