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Feel like you sometimes?

DONUTS FOR BREAKFAST?! I work nights in an emergency department. Some nights people are sick and sometimes people are not. Last night everyone was sick as s***! I've saved the crap out of everyone last night. This picture is of the IV pumps it took to keep 1 lady's heart beating long enough to figure out what the hell was wrong with her and to get her up to the ICU.I floated a pacemaker into someone's heart through their internal jugular vein.I put a chest tube in someone who had a lung that was leaking air from fractured ribs.I stabilized a 40 year old guy who had a severe stroke long enough so that he could go to neurosurgery and have the clot pulled from his brain.I sent someone having a heart attack to the cath lab flawlessly.I put a breathing tube into an asthmatic that just couldn't keep up anymore.Using medicine I converted a lady out of an irregular heart rhythm which she could not have sustained very long ad saved her from having to be

Nurses Week Encore

Another, why not?

Happy Nurses Week 2015


Worth a Laugh

The nurses life in a collection of memes.

Toxic Workplace In ER

We revisit topic we have discussed before about toxic workplace environments. Many of us understand the necessity of having at least a functional if not efficient workplace environment. But there are many things that throw us for a loop. It can't be the number one problem, toxic colleagues, poor systems, bad tools, rigid policy, and more. What are the things that are toxic in your workplace?