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thealmost-do-ctor:

fuckyeahnarcotics:

A 25yo woman presented to emergency room after accidentally swallowing a spoon, she had no abdominal pain, fever, vomiting, dysphagia, voice change, cough, or difficulty breathing; the patient was previously healthy and her past medical history was insignificant, general and abdominal examination was unremarkable, there was no abnormal finding in the laboratory tests; an urgent plain abdominal radiograph revealed a metallic foreign body in the lower mid-abdomen, inspection and removal was attempted by flexible gastroscopy, however, several attempts to remove the spoon failed because the patient could not tolerate the resultant nausea when the spoon was pulled to the cardia; she had to be taken to the operating room for an exploratory laparotomy, laparotomy demonstrated no free pus and fluid within the peritoneal cavity, after surgery, the patient was well and was discharged home on postoperative day

I just hate it when I swallow spoons too…

thealmost-do-ctor:

fuckyeahnarcotics:

A 25yo woman presented to emergency room after accidentally swallowing a spoon, she had no abdominal pain, fever, vomiting, dysphagia, voice change, cough, or difficulty breathing; the patient was previously healthy and her past medical history was insignificant, general and abdominal examination was unremarkable, there was no abnormal finding in the laboratory tests; an urgent plain abdominal radiograph revealed a metallic foreign body in the lower mid-abdomen, inspection and removal was attempted by flexible gastroscopy, however, several attempts to remove the spoon failed because the patient could not tolerate the resultant nausea when the spoon was pulled to the cardia; she had to be taken to the operating room for an exploratory laparotomy, laparotomy demonstrated no free pus and fluid within the peritoneal cavity, after surgery, the patient was well and was discharged home on postoperative day

I just hate it when I swallow spoons too…

theambulancegirl:

ER nurse to my patient I just brought in: Ma’am, how bad is your pain on a scale of 1 to 10? 1 being no pain, 10 being chopped up and on fire.

Boston EMS

isthatbillfuckingmurray:

i just wanted to give some public respect to anyone who works EMS in the Boston area. my partner and i took a patient to Mass General Hospital last night on a routine transfer from southern Maine, where i work, and i had a small taste of what it was like to have to work EMS in that area. it was…

http://delusionallyconnected.tumblr.com/post/92176925937/since-i-dont-do-a-lot-of-transfers-to-the-nursing

delusionallyconnected:

Since I don’t do a lot of transfers to the nursing home, I was told to try to make the old ones feel better by talking to them about their kids. I was bringing a 80 y/o F to the “skilled” nursing facility and since I was done with my paper work I started to chat with her.
Me: so do you have any…

the-legend-of-goober:

Couldn’t be more happy. Next up paramedic certification #emt #paramedic #eyesonthegoal #hardworkpaysoff

Congratulations! Keep up the great work and you’ll be posting your paramedic one up in no time.

the-legend-of-goober:

Couldn’t be more happy. Next up paramedic certification #emt #paramedic #eyesonthegoal #hardworkpaysoff

Congratulations! Keep up the great work and you’ll be posting your paramedic one up in no time.

skydoxy:

Winter work and summer work… Sweat like crazy no matter what time of year it is with the uniforms though!!!