Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: EMS

  • Night shift

    Andrew Schroeder Des Moines, Iowa, United States   Ready to help by Andrew Schroeder My first overnight shift as a third-year medical student in the Emergency Department: the nervous anticipation had been building all afternoon. Of course nothing really tangible separates a day-shift from a night-shift, except perhaps a feeling of well-restedness by the end…