(Just a few random questions from real readers-PB) What is your job really like? As you know, I am an Emergency Physician working in a medium-sized community Emergency Department in a medium-sized hospital in a medium-sized city in a medium-sized state.   A “community” Emergency Department is not a major trauma center and generally sees mostly […]


August 15, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Quick Learner So I had a drug seeker come in the other day with her usual back pain.  Lately I have been very stingy with narcotics and after refusing to give her a shot of anything stronger than Toradol I explained that I only give narcotics for patients with fractures or obvious acute injuries and never to patients […]