Whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine

When the patient says that they are allergic to all pain medicines except IV Dilaudid,

I’m totally like…

About ER Jedi

I’m a resident doctor in Emergency Medicine and I’ve learned during the past few years that 1) I’ve had some pretty amazing experiences 2) I have a very bad short-term memory. So this blog is just a place for me to write about some of these experiences, from the ER, medical school, the wards and life in general. At least that way I’ll have some idea as to where I’ve been all this time. A scrap-book of sorts, a place to vent, organize some clinical tools and post a few good songs I’ve heard along the way.

Posted on July 26, 2012, in whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I especially like it when there’s only one medicine that works for the pain, but they “can’t remember the name…it starts with a ‘D.”
    -Diprivan? Doxycycline? Dronedarone? Diovan?
    -No, no, that’s not it.
    -….Dilaudid?
    -Yes!!!! That’s the one!!!

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