Category Archives: whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine

With five minutes left in your shift and your attending is like “Hey, can you go see that nose bleeder in room 2 real quick?”

I’m totally like…

 

when asked how I’m enjoying my required pediatric rotation

I’m totally like…

When the intern, in the very first week of residency, catches wind of a code blue out on the floor, grabs an intubation kit and runs out of the unit to go tube the patient, without letting a single other person know what’s going on ….(true story!)

I’m totally like….

When a consultant we’ve asked to see a patient, turns to us residents and tries to pimp us on some finer point of their particular specialty….

We’re totally like…

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When the attending turns to me and goes “Well, we’ve been coding this 102 year old person for 45 minutes. Do you ¬†want to call it?”,

Just once, it would be just a little funny to totally be like….

Whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine

The first time you gown up for a trauma

It totally feels like…

Whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine

After sweating my balls off in sterile gown, cap and mask for 30 minutes, the moment I yank it all off…

It totally feels like…

Whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine

When I did my first central line

It totally felt like…

Whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine

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

I’m totally like…

whatshouldwecallemergencymedicine

What I just managed to find a spare moment to eat my lunch, and the Haste goes off

I’m totally like…

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