Trauma: Encountering the past in the present
“Code blue!” the overhead speaker blared.
I had just started my shift in the pediatric emergency department. “This will be good for you to see,” the off-service junior resident said to me, as she sprang up from her chair in Pavlovian fashion. With a surge of adrenaline, I blindly followed a group of nurses and physicians towards the trauma case that had just rolled in.
I eventually ended up in a crowded …