Tag Archives: Patient

Code Blue

There are a lot of things that terrify me about medicine.  But at the top of my list are Codes.  A “Code” or a “Code Blue” is when a patient goes into cardiac arrest and needs CPR.  It makes sense … Continue reading

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ER

This month I’m rotating in Emergency Medicine.  It is one of my last “required” rotations, and it’s a rotation that I was not at all excited for.  One thing I’ve learned on previous Internal Medicine rotations is that a lot … Continue reading

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ICU Part II

I finished my month in the ICU.  And, believe it or not, I really, really liked it.  I know, I know.  My last blog post I said how much I hated the ICU and how I would never want to … Continue reading

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ICU

I’ve officially survived my first week in the ICU!  I wish I could be happier about it, but I’m really just exhausted, and I coming down with some kind of bug.  I don’t even want to think about the different … Continue reading

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The Difficult Part

I’ve learned a lot so far in medical school.  Especially over the past year and a half of clinical rotations.  But there is still a skill I need to master.  The one thing that doesn’t seem to be getting any … Continue reading

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Sub Internship

Apologies all around for my long absence from the blog scene.  I would like to say I’ve been super busy and just couldn’t find the time, but the truth is I’ve just gotten lazy in my old age.  27 takes … Continue reading

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Lung Transplant II

Today was my last day in lung transplants.  I’m definitely going to miss this rotation.  I have been so blessed to get to work with such an amazing team and to meet so many incredible patients during this past month. The … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

I survived the summer!  I made it through my month as a single-mom on a Cardiology rotation, and I am happy to say my husband is back in Phoenix.  He actually started his new job as a flight instructor today! … Continue reading

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Regular Rate and Rhythm

I feel obligated to post something.  I realize it’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged.  And I’ve noticed my blog posts are getting longer and longer apart.  I have a lot of ideas for things to write about, but, … Continue reading

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Light at the End of the Tunnel

Today marks the first day of my LAST year of school.  EVER.  It seems like that little light at the end of the tunnel is getting just a tiny bit brighter.  And it feels really, really great.  Plus, as far … Continue reading

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