“Guys, are you alright in there?” I ask casually while taking the first bite of my dinner on a 24-hour PICU shift.
“What is going on? Why is she beeping so much? Is her tube blocked?” My voice gets louder.
Complete human silence. Except for the deafening hypoxia monitor going to 30s. Heart rate monitor dipping to below 60s. All this beeping was coming from a six-month-old girl with a history …