The Schedule of an ER Doc

I’ve been a bit quieter for the past few days, both here and on Twitter. That’s because I just started a run of 5 ER shifts in a row as of today. To make this feasible, I had to make sure I had the rest of my domestic life in order before jumping in forContinue reading “The Schedule of an ER Doc”

After a Shift Ends, the Paperwork Begins

Emergency veterinarians at most hospitals work a 12-hour shift, give or take a few hours. That time is generally all spent seeing patients, managing in-patients, doing procedures, or working on other doctor-y things, like returning phone calls, calling about patient test results, updating clients about hospitalized pets, or writing hospital discharge instructions. Once all ofContinue reading “After a Shift Ends, the Paperwork Begins”