Stolen from a great blogger at respiratorytherapycave.blogspot.com
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. http://goo.gl/mag/SQL9RCC
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…
(to wear sunscreen)Mary Schmich
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…
Called in for stat ABGs and now I can’t sleep…