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bloody hell.

So, I got blood on my beautiful blue scrubs today.  

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oh, are you?

This week, I assisted with a major surgery I hung out in the OR. Before I begin, let’s just get this out of the way, shall we? From Rushmore:

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yo hablo español, sort of: week one clinical observations

Observation #1: The El is different in the early morning. Sleepy. The brown line train has only four cars instead of the usual rush-hour eight car caterpillars. The train rocks a bit more violently when it is empty. I am … Continue reading

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surprise, i’m going to be a street medic, mom!

I found out this weekend that I have a spot reserved for street medic training. I’m very excited for this opportunity. At this point, my most loyal reader (I’ll call her “Mom”) is probably saying to herself, “Hmmm, what’s this … Continue reading

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watching my language

So, yesterday I had my Physical Assessment Assessment. This is where you pair up with a classmate and perform a head-to-toe physical exam (minus examining the boy and girl parts) while the clinical instructor sits in the room and stares … Continue reading

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