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A guest post by Karen Friedman MD and Sara Merwin MPH, authors of The Informed Patient: A Complete Guide to a Hospital Stay (Cornell University Press). 1,386 more words
In one of our first rotations, one of our first weeks of nursing school, we were assigned a stroke unit at a rehab center.
It was maybe our third or fourth day on the unit when we all came in cranky and unmotivated because of a pharmacology test that had kicked all of our asses. 370 more words
I’d been an EMT for about three days when the tones rang out. I’d fallen asleep on the couch at the firehouse with my organic chemistry workbook in my lap – at the time I was working my lifeguard job full-time and coming straight to the firehouse after my 14 hour shifts outside in the sunshine for eight-hour overnight shifts on the ambulance. 375 more words