A Day in the Life: Measuring Magic - page 4

by Kendel.G

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I am an intern at a pediatric cardiologistís office. On clinical days I get to run ECGs (electrocardiogram) on tiny patients. Running ECGs is relatively simple. I stick eight electrodes onto little bodies and hook them up to... Read More


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    Quote from royhanosn
    you do not give the patient false positive hopes. I just tell the patient no matter what age, the doctor will give you the intrepretation. Even though you may know, its not your job.
    Hey, she did not interpret anything. Please keep the negativity to yourself. Thanks.
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    Quote from cardiacfreak
    Do you work with adults or kids? She made a little girl smile, if just for a minute, jeez Louise. Telling someone their heart has magic doesn't say, "Yup, you're all better." The heart does hold magic, compassion for instance.
    royhansosn is 14 years old according to the member information displayed at the bottom of his/her posts.
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    Quote from royhanosn
    you do not give the patient false positive hopes. I just tell the patient no matter what age, the doctor will give you the intrepretation. Even though you may know, its not your job.
    I hope if I'm sick, I will have a nurse with more compassion than this.

    She wasn't giving false hope, she was giving 'magic'. She made a little girl smile who was scared, she made a mom happy that her little girl was able to smile.
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