An Emergency Medicine resident in the deep south blogs about thoughts and experiences both inside and out of the Emergency Room
Friday, June 12, 2009
Swine flu is flying through the northeast at an accelerating rate. 5,000 new cases have been reported this week, bringing the total to 18000, and meaning the cases have grown by about 35% this week alone. Scary.
Although some parts of this blog may be based on real life events, the patients represented are either completely fictional characters, or the details of the clinical circumstances are so drastically changed that a connection should never be made with an actual person or event. Those seeking to make such a connection would do better to look inside their own hearts and in their own communities because this blog is about a large part of America