A Nurse with a Gun

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Deep Thoughts From Surgery

Three days on call.

Five appendectomys later.

Why can't people rupture their damned appendix before midnight?

I'm going to bed now.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Porta's Cat said...

Why can't people rupture their damned appendix before midnight?


Nights and weekends are free, aren't they?

9:41 AM  
Blogger Hyunchback said...

If their appendixes ruptured before midnight then they'd be bumping all the boob-jobs, liposuctions and other "essential" medical procedures from their O.R. times!

4:10 PM  
Blogger Mulliga said...

From volunteering at an ER, I know how tough RNs have it sometimes. Keep fighting the good fight, Xavier!

7:43 PM  
Blogger Douglas Hester said...

Yep, I had my appendix out at 2 am in December just to keep the night people at the hospital on their toes!!

Just kidding, I actually went to urgent care and started the process at 7 pm, 2 am was when they finally gave me a CAT scan and found out she was gonna blow momentarily. In my defense, I had non-classic symptoms, so I was a difficult diagnosis.

I also was the only patient in the OR at that hour, so I got great service.

11:12 PM  

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