- Patients in the waiting room for 16 hours.
- Stroke patient in the waiting room.
- 9 ICU holds. 3 per nurse on my team.
- CPRs going to regular rooms.
- Chest tubes being inserted in regular rooms.
- Running out of IV pumps and putting Dopamine on a dial-a-flow.
- Housekeeping staff getting in screaming matches with family members.
Monday, February 15, 2010
To make a long story short...
I knew last night was going to be bad. Terrible. What I couldn't expect, though, were: