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Weekend starts...

Can't believe we are already at the end of the week. Time flies so fast. I had a whole week of introduction plus recap-like sessions. We had been taught CPR today again after the first session in the 1st year. I feel like to watch someone doing CPR on a real person before I get to do it one day in a real situation. You would hear no clicks or cracks (unless the ribs break) when you do in real so I guess it will be a hard job unlike the easy peasy compressions you can give on a dummy. Anyhow, CPR is interesting and I wish I get to come across (watching) someone doing it soon.

So starting my paeds placement on Monday but I think its gonna start with some teaching first.
I am off to home this weekend. Leaving today. Having to attend a wedding tomorrow, which is something I am not really into. If I am attending a family function (except the very close ones) it is purely because of my parents forcing me. Ah well, I am ok with this one because I get a chance to spend my weekend at home :)

Have a happy weekend everyone :)
Take care, luv you all.

PS: Sorry if I am not showing up on your blogs. Please allow me some time. I will soon.

Comments

Hemanth Potluri said…
heheh wedding not my type to :)...but since i am married i should be :P...anyways u have a gr8 weekend and dont forget to enjoy the icecream over in the wedding and see ya soon on monday :)..

urs..hemu..
brocasarea said…
paeds?...hmm...i used to love it...!!..

till now i have done abt 10-12 cprs!!...tht the routine we do in casualty...its absolutely easy once u learn the correct technique..!!..

anyways happy weekend..
p.s-i have 24hrs labour duty tomo:(
Vani said…
Ahh..CPR! I never had the chance yet to do it on real person..Juz did loads of tyms on dummies :)) But I've seen someone else doing it on real person..last month in hosp. I still doubt whether I can give enough force of compression on chest:P

Have a happy weekend nd jolly gud stay at home :))

As for dat wedding..haha..I guess u'll juz hav to grit ur teeth nd smile..lolz..dats wat I always do :)))
swati said…
Be back soon :)
n enjoy ur weekend!!
:) :)
k.ø.c.h.ü said…
cpr is awesome :) (oops evil me ) tried it once!! n same pinch ..im struggling wid kids too...paed :)
kanagu said…
have a great weekend Saranya :)

enjoy :)

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