Rotation #6

 

0430: It hasn’t been enough. How did this come so early?!?
I’m still tired! Ugh!
0500: I should exercise
0515: I really should exercise
0525: No time to exercise!
0542: Gotta go!
0547: Go go go!
0600: Made it! Morning sign out. That person’s still here?!?
What happened? Oh dear…
0630: Hello Mr. Brown, I heard your son’s night didn’t go well…
0900: Johnny is a 7-year-old boy admitted for RSV viral pneumonia,
now on 5 liters high flow nasal cannula…
1200: Rounds are done! Food!
1300: Why is that pager going off? Who wants me?…
1500: Johnny is a 7-year-old boy admitted for RSV viral pneumonia,
now on 8 liters high flow nasal cannula…
1630: Johnny went to the PICU. Did I prepare Mr. Brown for this possibility?…
1700: Sign out! Now about those notes…
1900: Oy, finally done with notes! Home time!
2000: Dinner and an hour with my girlfriend! I should probably study…
2130: I should go to bed, but I should also study,
but it’s bedtime, but I haven’t studied, but…
2230: If I go to bed right now, I’ll get 6 hours of sleep…
How is Johnny doing, I wonder…
2315: Johnny has been stable on CPAP, that’s good at least.
Now about sleep…
0430: It hasn’t been enough…

MED '19
Issues: Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7
Rubor Participation:
2019 Review Staff
2018 Review Staff
2018 Contributing Eassy
2017 Review Staff

A member of UUSOM Class of 2019. He has chosen to pursue a career in pediatrics. He loves books, travel, running, his wonderful girlfriend, cooking, global health, the Oxford comma, and a hundred other things. He is never to be found without a book and a listening ear.