A to Z Challenge: On Jumbled Mess

**Even though I haven't cross-posted the last two entries,I am still posting daily for the A to Z challenge.See what you've missed (not much, I've been rather dull lately)here...California Dreamin' SquirrelToday's Post for the Letter J...more

Day 26 - Some Days You're the Squirrel

 I'm doing triage in the ED for the next 2 days,and today made me want to drink a lot of these... ...more

Day 23 - I Weep for the Future

One of the best lines from the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."See Video HereI worked triage over the last couple of days during my ED shifts.  No where can you see the failure of the health care system, and society in my opinion, so readily as on the Front Line of medicine... the Emergency Department triage room....more

Day 12 - Sad Panda

Last year I wrote about the fact that I look at a LOT of films...And, sometimes I see things that aren't there... like that parrot...Or what I call the "sad panda"...more

#274 Present, Day 20 of 31

 I look at a LOT of films.After a while, you start to see things in them that aren't there.Like this chest x-ray, anyone else see a parrot here? ...more

#274 Present, Day 17 of 31

 For those of you that at this point still don't know what I do, let me tell you...I'm an ED doc... not ER, we're not an emergency Room any more, we are an...more

#274 Present, Day 13 of 31

I work in a small community hospital.  Most of my day to day patients are what could have been seen in a primary care provider's office if only we had enough primary care providers.  They're the coughs and colds and bladder infecti...more

#274 Present, Day 5 of 31

"There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what," Romney said....more

Makes Me Wonder

Sometimes I have a hard time trying to separate fact from fiction; especially when patients start giving me a back story to explain why they haven’t had follow up for a medical problem, or how their narcotics got stolen/lost/misplaced, etc. I sometimes think, seriously? Is that really how bad your life is?...more

All the Lonely People