Tag: medical misadventures

Danger in the ER

Many years ago I had a patient in the emergency department who was young, accompanied by young friends and very demanding. I recall being terse with him. I was young and proud of myself for ‘taking a stand.’ (I’m not sure terse...

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Meth and Marijuana, Oh My!

I’m working lately in a little corner of what I call Emergistan, where drug abuse is extremely common.  And since I work in the emergency room, I see things right from the street. Patients either come in themselves, or...

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