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Ventilator control panel technology through the ages. Early 1990s unit on left, late generation (2012) model on right. Next year’s model will probably just be an iPad locked into a dock.


Physical Therapy: We’ve got to get you motivated (80 yo F Patient), you have to get out of bed today… what do you like to do at home for exercise…what are some of your hobbies?

80 yo F: Groaning.

So that’s what those Q12h ABGs on that 96 year old lady were all about…

Kaiser Health News: Aggressive Care Still The Norm For Dying Seniors.

One more night of call (5 in a row)…ready for four days off in a row.

I guess I have a different definition of “pronto” than the OB nurses…two hours and still no baby…

All I’m saying is People need to be more judicious with their prontos…

Nebulizers and Nitroglycerin: True Story

Everybody’s Free
(to wear sunscreen)Mary Schmich
Chicago Tribune
Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ‘97… wear sunscreen.

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be IT.

The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my…

I haven’t thought about this in a while but I liked it at the time (1999 I was a High School frosh) and reading it today, it’s still cool…

2 years ago - 1

Called in for stat ABGs and now I can’t sleep…