Archives for June 20, 2008

Another thing I find amusing

CNN has used this graphic before, and though it bugged me, I let it go.  Since I have a blog and nothing to say, I’ll point it out so it’ll bug you, too.

This graphc:
reverse Lead II

The EKG tracing in the photo is backward (meaning it reads incorrectly from left to right, which is the convention).  There’s nothing particularly interesting about it, but it’s backward, and it gets my (unpleasant) attention every time.

So, CNN, I’ll be glad to review your medical graphics, for an entirely reasonable fee. Or get someone else to do it, but please do so.

18 admitted patients sitting i…

18 admitted patients sitting in the ED, waiting on a bed. 18 beds that cannot be used by ED patients to be seen.