“Hey guys, anything interesting?” Ambulance 10 has arrived on scene uninvited and unexpected because they have a brand new trainee. Our chest pain patient is hypotensive, tachycardic, diaphoretic, and as pale as my uniform shirt. More help is always welcome. We toss the trainee and his preceptor into the extrication role, and soon he isContinue reading “Sparky”

Oops, gotta go

Memo to the poly-substance overdose patient: No matter how cute you think you are, calling the female charge nurse “Sir” will not improve the quality or length of your hospital stay. It’s also my cue to leave. Have a nice day, sir.