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To Still a Beating Heart

I was on the treadmill at the L.A. Fitness across from my work. I was 21 years old and about to complete the first 8-minute mile I’d done in a long time, and possibly ever. 988 more words

Doctor

Does Drinking Coffee Cause Atrial Fibrillation?

It has often been said that drinking coffee is related to developing atrial fibrillation. How about people who already have a history of atrial fibrillation? 527 more words

Dr. Gifford-Jones: Mother, please don't fall

I lost track of the number of times I was called by hospital emergency to tell me my elderly mother had fallen again. Now, a study shows that atrial fibrillation, referred to as A Fib, an irregular heart rate, is often the cause of falling. 610 more words

Health

Radio Wave Zapping of A-Fib

Majid Ali, M.D.

Atrial Fibrillating (a-Fib) Is Rapid Irregular Beating of the Heart.

Simply Stated, A Fibrillating Hear Is An Overdriven  and Oxygen-Deprived Heart. 359 more words

Radio Wave Zapping Of A-Fib

Telemetry Ahoy!

The official telemetry color of Nurse David is ‘Sea Foam Green.’ I like to be able to see my patients on the monitors easily. At the start of each shift I find my people on the tele box, print out a strip and make them Sea Foam Green™. 190 more words

Nursing

My Boyfriend

I ran into my Pulmonologist in the hospital last week as I was leaving a friend’s room. She just had a baby girl. I was surprised to see him and didn’t know that he came to the hospital to see patients. 311 more words

Lupus

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

“Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take.” 792 more words