How do you deal after a code? - page 2

by emttonurse | 2,471 Views | 10 Comments

So today was my first "true code." I've seen several trauma patients code, and cardiac patients code, but those are somewhat expected. This patient was not expected, and it was my first time assisting in CPR. I think the... Read More

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    Honestly, I love the codes, too. I'm trying to figure out what I need to do career-wise to always be involved in traumas. (How does one get on the code team, btw? Who is on the code team?) But I think after that unexpected code I was just unprepared for my own emotional response. You get hardened, what with all the emergencies that arise. So when the emotions suddenly surface in such a powerful way, it can catch you by surprise.

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