MunkiRN's Nursing Blog

MunkiRN (4,242 Views)

Joined Jul 6, '09. Posts: 57 (28% Liked) Likes: 76

Work is Hazardous to My Health

I almost died today. A man comes into my busy level 1 trauma center with ALOC and no known cause. The sister says he has had a fever for the last couple of days and developed hives yesterday. The paramedics think he probably overdosed on benadryl and is just sleeping it off. If only that had been true. When we realize this man isn't getting any better, becoming more somnolent and suddenly tachy, the benadryl OD dream comes crashing head first into the meningitis reality. A head CT is ordered,... Read More →