Cooling and Saving Lives (Induced Hypothermia)

November 28, 2010 Jo Cerrudo 4

The patient was only 18 years old; much too young to die. “Oscar” just wanted to get some extra money for a date with his girlfriend of six months. But he fell off the ladder while at his construction work after a live electric cable rendered him unconscious and stopped his heart. His co-workers had confirmed that he fell onto a tent. There was no head injury but the electric shock caused his heart to go into ventricular fibrillation.

Hindi Pasko Kung…

November 17, 2010 Administrator 1

It was the early 199o’s.  The internet was young and a bunch Filipinos, early adopters of this new medium, mingled in this now-almost-forgotten area of the internet […]

The Soldier, the Nurse, and the Skyline Pigeon (Part 1)

November 12, 2010 Jo Cerrudo 22

He had only one eye. And he was my real big crush as a 19 year-old student nurse in a military hospital in the Philippines…Sporting a black patch over his left eye, just like a handsome pirate, Sammy brought out his guitar and sang “our song”. “Skyline Pigeon” is not a love song but it felt like one to me. Then he winked at me.

Kamote FTW!!!

November 10, 2010 Administrator 4

by Christine Paula Love Bernasor Kamote Cue! Kamote Chips! We always hear our local maglalako and street vendors selling this. In the market, we see […]

What’s in a name

November 4, 2010 Administrator 1

What’s in a name? Imnas Martinez-Williams, RN-BC, WCC October 13, 2010 I was trying to find something to do the other day while finishing up […]