The elderly lady is semi-recumbent in her bed. She is totally animated and enthralled with my partner who’s taking her… Read more You’ve gotta love dementia patients.
Understand that everyone has an agenda.
Having recently graduated from my program, I have now struck a very exciting and terrifying reality: I’m actually a paramedic.… Read more Welcome to the real world
It was late; around 1am as we drove up to the house. Urgency and sadness grasped us: our pager’s had… Read more Oh please, please just stop talking.
In ambulance, there are rules. Nobody in particular set them.We cannot change them. They simply exist. It was late at… Read more By the rules.
It’s been awhile since I posted properly sorry! It’s been super busy and I promise I’ve got lots of good… Read more The basics of self care
There are few jobs in the world more difficult to gain a proficiency in than those in front line healthcare.… Read more Don’t give . Why you shouldn’t drop out of your grad year and internship.
Our ambulance hurtled up the hill. Rudely interrupted from our planned trip to the hardware store to suss out some… Read more I couldn’t be with him when he died.
We arrived in the late hours of a Friday night. Out the front of the slightly run down house, illuminated… Read more Mind if I borrow your gun?
Those in healthcare are privy to incredible privilege. We walk into people’s homes, discuss all aspects of their personal lives… Read more Privilege and despair: caring for young drug users.