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The Graveyard Shift….

    A key part of any respectable orientation process includes gaining familiarity with every shift, although my duties were assigned to the daylight hours, a sample of the ‘graveyard shift’ was inevitable. I was given an extra day off in between to say goodbye to the land of the living and attempt to prepare my body and mind for pulling an all-nighter. For…

And so it begins with an ugly truth….

A “Slow Code” is hospital slang for a controversial practice in which medical staff respond slowly to a life threatening situation….on purpose…. “The Psychiatric Unit of a hospital can be, well…. a little crazy, especially for a young and spirited male nurse. But a transfer to a medical unit soon exposes who is really crazy, in a laugh-out-loud, eye-opening look…