|Can you see the panda with tongue sticking out?
I hadn't even started my shift and decided to pick up a patient who had just rolled in the door by ambulance so that the prior MD could start in triage and we could let the triage MD go home early since the ED wasn't that busy. Little did we know that the second that doc walked out the door, all chaos would break loose.
At one point or other I had:
4 dialysis patients all with various complaints
a chest pain patient that went straight to the cath lab
chest pain that got ruled out
cancer patient with a fever
low blood sugar
teen overdose on aspirin (235 pills wow!)
headache and dizzy
pregnant with gallbladder issues
drunk and faking seizures
2 ear pains
2 short of breaths
head bleed with an aneurysm
"I want pain meds"
and probably several more that I can't remember in the dizzying
deluge that was last night.
Back to the fun tonight...
and, it's a Monday...