With summer months approaching, the seasoned ER technician in me knows in our world, it is time for heat stroke season. Heat stroke is a common condition seen in hot, humid environments. In my experience, most cases tend to be this time of year in particular. It’s in the beginning of hot afternoons, which may […]
Are ER Veterinarians Car Mechanics?
Often times we think of all the possible career paths a person could take as separate paths. An ecologist is different from an accountant, a nurse different from an engineer, an astronaut different from an artist. At first glance and without dissecting these vocations down to the heart of their respective typical workday (aka, their […]
The Dreaded Overnight ER Shift
Internship plans were confirmed in March, I arrived on site in June, and within a week I was scheduled to work 3 consecutive weeks of overnight ER. 6 PM to 10 AM. From March to June I was dreading the overnight ER shifts, so it was only proper that I begin my internship career with […]