house arrest

“House Arrest”

April 3, 2012 lei 0

It was a lazy monday morning in ER. I was not supposed to be in the morning shift but asked to do so since we […]

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.