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Adventures in anesthesiology: True tales from Beersheba's Soroka hospital.

By SAGAMORE
February 27, 2006 18:08
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yawning lion 88. (photo credit: )

The family flu January was the worst month ever. This time I won't tell you about this or that patient. This is mostly family related. January came in like a lion and wrought havoc. I'm talking about the flu. At any given point in time, 2 or more of the family were with flu. Not that we were any different from any other family, but add to this on-calls - well, you get the picture. The first week was the worst. Our oldest and youngest had the flu. I, of course, left Saturday morning for the hospital. The expression on my wife's face was a combination of pathos, like a kid who had his Nintendo confiscated, and burning jealousy, that I was escaping the wrath of the Devil. I had never seen that expression before. It was unnerving. Read the rest of this blog »

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