This is the second of three posts I’m writing about my breakdown. In When the Plates Came Crashing Down I talked about how it felt when I broke and as I made my way back to work so in this one I’ll talk about the process of coming to terms with my situation and how I have […]
Posts tagged ‘FOAMed’
A nice little paper caught my eye in this months Emergency Medicine Australasia. Entitled “Review of therapeutic agents employed by an Australian aeromedical prehospital and retrieval service” this is a really simple paper; basically an audit of the medications carried and used over a 12 month period by the Sydney HEMS service. Everyone likes playing with…
St.Emlyn’s – Meducation in Virchester #FOAMed Another fine day in Virchester and another marvellous weekly Journal Club discussing Ketofol. I was unable to attend our traditional meeting (which ended a few minutes ago) as I was visiting my parents but I guess the beauty of #FOAMed is that you actually do not have to physically…
I don’t know if this has happened to you yet. It happened to me on my first shift as an intern. I hadn’t laid hand on a stethoscope in months. I had just unloaded the cardboard boxes from my rental truck into my new place. As I was settling in to my first few patient encounters one of our nurses approached me to say that a patient had been brought into our area that was extremely agitated. I looked up to see a man being held down by multiple police officers, thrashing and swearing. “What can I give him?” She said. “How about a hug?” I replied.
Source: The Agitated Patient