Evening shift. I stare at the computer screen, frustration and mild panic rising within me. Maybe if I look for long enough the Tetris game of too many patients and not enough cubicles will magically rearrange itself
My thoughts on Judy Wilyman's overly wordy collation of the global anti-vaccination lobby arguments, wrapped up in a 390 page opinion piece (sorry, pHD)
Coming to terms with depression and mental health issues in the world of medicine
Age: Start or end of shift? Status: Caffeinated. Likes: Chest tubes; Wearing runners to work. Dislikes: Describing CT brains to neurosurgical registrars over the phone. An evening shift at St Anywheres…
"Are you on f*%king nightshift tonight, mummy?" ...a toddler utterance I hope to never hear again
It was summer 2006, long days and warm summer nights, and I was an intern, living by the beach and working a rotation in emergency.
Sleep is a little bit like sepsis. Both start with S and the importance of proper management has been underestimated for years - so lets find a solution
The health and wellbeing of shift workers is a subject close to our hearts at LITFL - let the conversation begin
Tom survived. After five days on ECMO, another seven ventilated and a total of three weeks in hospital, we strapped our tiny bundle into his capsule and, driving slowly and carefully, took him home. I don't mind working night shift anymore...