Give me morphine!
A vial of Morphine

Give me morphine!

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A first hand account of an abusive patient and family in the emergency department demanding opiates. Handled by a very scared junior grade doctor.

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What a lovely morning for the Opera

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Back during my FY1 medicine attachment, I had the pleasure of looking after Mr C, a Chinese gentleman in his eighties, on the Stroke rehabilitation ward of our DGH. Not…

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Nice Shoes

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My feet hurt. No idea what it could be. But I did wear some high heels the other day.

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Diagnosis: Hilarious

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Dear Doctor - I get pains in my stomach, terrible headaches, feel nauseas, and just feel generally rotten. And it seems to happen every Saturday and Sunday morning. What is it?

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Better Safe Than Sorry
CPR training

Better Safe Than Sorry

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The very funny true story of how I attempted CPR, but broke the patients legs, emptied the patient's orifices of bodily fluids, broke all their ribs, but maybe just saved their life (or so I'd like to think).

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Sphincter tone

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What happens when you get a grilling about where your fingers have been from your consultant in the middle of the ward round - and what you should do about it

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