Tag: medicine

An Unusual Feature of the Building

An unusual feature of the building are the ring bolts in the floor.  Most of the rooms have at least one or two of them, including ours.  Made of steel, the rings are about 4 inches in diameter and ½ an inch thick.  They are set deeply into the concrete and would take a good……


Saturday Night Special

Working the trauma service can be feast or famine.  Gunshot wounds, stabbings, auto accidents; their arrival at the hospital is sporadic and unpredictable.  The ambulances are either coming fast, dropping the latest shattered body off or you are insufferably bored.  Sometimes it depends on the day of the week, the time of day, the season……