blackvans1234's Nursing Blog

blackvans1234 (4,684 Views)

Joined Feb 3, '13 - from 'Western US'. Posts: 343 (39% Liked) Likes: 429

When you actually ''save'' a life

About 4 or 5 months ago I (the PCT, the hired help, that young guy, the guy that looks like he's new, the Per Diem staff) was floated to the Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) for half of a shift. About 3 hours into the shift, the Nurse went into a patient's room to find the pt in cardiac arrest. He came to the doorway and exclaimed ''we're calling a code here people!" I was directly across the hall and was second in the room as the nurse started the first few compressions. I said "I got ... Read More →