Behind the Medic: Nurse Runs-Like-Wind
Cranquis: Oh nuts, I forgot to give this work excuse note to that last patient.
Nurse: Oh, no problem, I'll run and give it to her.
Cranquis: But she left the exam room like 5 minutes ago, I'm sure she's gone from the building by now.
Nurse: Doc, she's 7 months pregnant, and I'm not -- I'll catch her.
Dear New Nursing Graduate... →
The selfless people in medicine are the people a... →
cranquis: wifeofadocstar: by Ryan Stewart, DO It’s been two days now since I basked in the glory. I still find myself floating above the ground. I can still feel the weight of the heavy gown and the velvet tam. I can feel the tickle of the tassel on my ear. My eyes fill with tears at the thought of my classmates – those who toiled alongside me – experiencing the same emotions. The reminders...
Inspiration: A Letter to Hollywood: Nurses Are... →
rubylipstick1: Dear Hollywood, We, the nurses of the world, have something to say to you. Nurses are not what you think. Nurses are independent, highly educated, and skilled healthcare experts who save lives every single day. We work hard and are dedicated to making differences in people’s lives. And we…
The Blog..: Treating a Nation of Anxious Wimps →
We’ve become a nation of hypochondriacs. Every sneeze is swine flu, every headache a tumor. And at great expense, we deliver fantastically prompt, thorough and largely unnecessary care. There is tremendous financial pressure on physicians to keep patients happy. But unlike business, in medicine…
In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology....– Oliver Sacks (via amultitudeintransportsofjoy)
"A doctor, like anyone else who has to deal with...
omisaidit: -Wystan Hugh Auden
Patient: Where the fuck am I?
Me: Hospital. You took too much booze, weed and 14 Zanex tablets.
Friends: Yeah, man, you passed out n shit. You were deranged!
Patient: I'm hospitalised! How fucking cool is that! where are my fucking clothes?
Me: Stop swearing. There are other people here that don't like to hear that.
Patient: They're old, no-one cares. Where are my clothes?
Me: Yes well at least they are continent.
Me: YOU PISSED YOURSELF.
The Priorities of the Newborn
bloopz: The 8 Priorities of the Newborn in the first day of life Initiation and Maintenance of respiration Establishment of extra uterine circulation Control of body temperature Intake of adequate nourishment Establishment of waste elimination Prevention of infection Establishment of an infant-parent relationship Development care that balances rest and stimulation for mental development
Furosemide and bumetanide are both loop diuretics. The loop of Henle is...– (via tr-i-life)
NurseInProgress: Ran on a friend/firefighters mom... →
traumanurseinprogress: freeskywarp: traumanurseinprogress: For chest pn x7hr at 8/10 with numbness and tingling in the hands with elevated BP. She absolutely would not go to the hospital with us. No matter what we said. She ended up going to the ER with him later, but while we were sitting there talking to her, she says, “Do you guys want some pop? How… You run a BLS truck, right? No...