"Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. Difficulties must be studied and dealt with, but they must not be magnified by fear"
- an abdominal wall defect where the some abdominal organs remain outside the abdomen covered by a sac of peritoneum
- can be associated with cardiac abnormalities
(Source: dynamic.psu.ac.th, via nursingisinmyblood)
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#we cannot save them all
Aftermath of a Code Crimson at my hospital the other night. My friend works in the ER and took this photo and sent me the following:
“Car rolled three times, became on fire. Transported to us for intubation then supposed to be transferred to ________ [higher acuity hospital omitted for HIPPA reasons] but then she coded. She was a mess. Blood everywhere. Bones sticking out of the skin. Adipose tissue out. Depressed frontal skull fracture. Mid forties. She died.”
The aftermath of a life not saved.
guess I will have to GRE.