Horse or Zebra?

"When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses not zebras." That's the saying doctors are taught in their training. What it means is that when you hear hoofbeats, you think of horses because they're more common so, when a patient presents with symptoms, a doctor should think of the more common illnesses, the horses, instead of … Continue reading Horse or Zebra?

Failing Upwards

Since getting my PICC line in, it's been a pain in my butt to wear anything long sleeve when my fluids are running. The line is midway up my arm so I need to run the cord up my sleeve and stick it out from the front of my sweaters or unhook my fluids so … Continue reading Failing Upwards