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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Dix, Hamm, and Pulmonary Fibrosis
I mentioned pulmonary fibrosis in my last post. We had three big cases on our ICU in April, all three of them pretty difficult. Pulmo...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Somebody tried to tell me today that we aren't allowed to ride around dangling from the elbows on the cardiac walkers, making TIE fight...
Monday, February 15, 2016
Crowbarrens, chest tubes, and death on the ICU
People die on the ICU. This is just a fact of life: we can’t save everybody. Bodies fall apart if enough bad things happen to them. Som...
Monday, January 25, 2016
Hey guys, update is delayed until tomorrow-- we are emergently moving to a new apartment (ours is suffering the wrath of every backed-up sto...
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Whitney the Muslim
I apologize for the brevity of this post. For those of you that follow my scrawlings on Something Awful, I’ve been doing an AMA for the las...
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Post incoming tomorrow! Eventually I hope to be able to update every Saturday night, but right now my husband's schedule and mine are bo...
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Wishbone, Leah, and the Return of Crowbarrens
Every shift, we introduce ourselves to our pts, explain how long we’ll be there today, and talk about our goals for the day. Some people ha...
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