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10 More Terrifying Killer Fish

This shocking list is the sequel to the popular list 10 Terrifying Killer Fish. While that list explored the lesser known terrors of the deep including man-eating European Catfish and Giant Gars, this new list takes the fear factor to an entirely new level with even stranger and more terrifying killers. 1,407 more words


Time For Change

As a few of you may know, I work in the anesthesia recovery room at my local hospital as a Perioperative Care Assistant (aka – an aide). 296 more words

Daily Life

It's A Day Full of Children

Wednesdays in the PACU (post surgical recovery room, basically) mean one thing at my hospital: kid day. Little kids, big kids. Kids. Today we had 7 “kids” under the age of 18. 384 more words

Daily Life

Florida Fisherman Reels In Testicle-Eating Species Of Fish

Sarasota, Fla. (CBS TAMPA) – A Florida man fishing Phillippi Creek with shrimp bait reeled in a fish that is related to the piranha and has a legendary reputation for pursuing and eating men’s testicles. 202 more words


5 Findings From an Opioid Awareness Survey Conducted at AORN Annual Conference

by Amy Smalarz, PhD, President and Co-Founder, Strategic Market Insight
July 8, 2014

Although opioids may be used as the “standard of care” or “common practice” for postsurgical pain management, it is important to understand the impact of their use as it’s directly related to the Triple Aims. 387 more words

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