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White-coated rambling: (3) The resident/nurse superiority/inferiority complex!
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- So what kind of doctors are you?
- A house officer.
- What is a house officer?
- Basically the hybrid of a nurse and a porter!
Undeniably, we have a defective system, no I’m kidding, we have no system at all! If you’ve ever been to a hospital, you already know that a major part of a nurse’s job is giving injections, obtaining blood samples, blood transfusion, IV salines,…
24 things before turning 24!
So, after all, last year’s list wasn’t quite a failure. With studying and exams being eliminated this year, I hope I’ll have the time and space to meet all my goals this time.
Let me start with some items I couldn’t tick off last year:
1. Finish my novel(s).
2. Win NaNoWriMo.
3. Scrub-in, preferably in an eye surgery.
4. Reach my ideal weight.
5.Finish “Insanity” workouts…
First off, let’s just state the fact that crying kids are my least favorite creatures. Sick-screaming kids, on the other hand, are my personal imagination of an alien master plot to dominate earth.
So today was my first day as an intern doctor. Let me tell you something about hospital internships in Egypt, you know, it’s kind of like Grey’s Anatomy, except that it’s nothing like Grey’s Anatomy!