"I think society’s emphasis on family forces us into relationships that are otherwise unhealthy. Sure, a long time ago, when people lived miles from civilization, family was all you had. There was a very practical purpose to sticking together. But now I have six million people in my backyard. Why should I be wasting time with someone I don’t like just because they have the same last name as me?"
"With all the good it’s brought, technology is destroying our communication skills— especially the ability to listen. The older generation can still listen, but many of the youngsters can’t even look you in the eye while you speak. If they aren’t looking at their mobiles, they’re looking over your shoulder or glancing around the room."
"Why is verbal communication more important than communication through a device?"
"Because there’s only so much you can learn from your Facebook friends."
"You know the scariest drug I ever did?"
"Sobriety. I tried that shit, and suddenly I realized that my girlfriend was insane and all my friends were assholes."
WHEN STUDYING FOR PHARM AND YOU REALIZE NAUSEA AND VOMITING ARE SIDE EFFECTS FOR EVERYTHING
When my friend tries to tell me about his homeopathic medicine…
When patients are up to the commode
What I think they are doing…
What is really happening…
When a patient self extubates
When the team decides they want to emergently extubate during shift change