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” One two Three. One two Three. One two Three. One two Three. One two Three. One two Three. I have to roll – Roll it. Before, you didn’t really have time to think about it. You just had to do it. You now have time to sit back and watch what you have done and begin to deal with your feelings. It could be one of my family members. It could be me. “Tower Five, Donyale. St. John’s is the only hospital on the peninsula. Many people I’ve known all my life. My first night, 10 people died, right in front of me. And it was just – yeah, it was a lot. “” I am the emergency manager. I am the first line of defense. How is it going? My name is Dr. Lee, OK? No one has ever been trained for this type of scenario or what we saw last month. Okay, that should make you comfortable. I don’t think it will hit me for a while. “I think there’s a feeling like how can you breathe?” Can we save? Take this moment, but always keep your hand on the gas. “Is my stethoscope over there?” It’s night and day. The volume has dropped considerably. However, I am still concerned. It is quiet. Nothing happens. But it’s part of the E.D. – you don’t know what’s going through that door. I’m sure it’s a great look with glasses on top, you know what I mean? I may have spoken too early. They enter. Here. Patient with shortness of breath and fever. It looks like a nursing home. How are you? My name is Dr. Lee. “He’ll go to 53.” “People have to understand gravity. Can you call respiratory for me, please? I intubate someone out of 53. In a peak, we had almost 60 intubated patients. We are surrounded by rest homes. In this sense, we have been hit hard. I have never participated in a battle or any other type of armed agreement, but that is what it does when we sort the patients in some way. Give me a mat for four – are the airways coming? And it was the first time in my life that I went through this. ” ” Here. “Raise the bed. Two more. Okay, ready? Let’s go. “There must be one in the bag, in the box.” “So we took out the stylus, the balloon 22 at the lip. The chance of them coming out of the fan is very, very low. Good change of collar. And I have to protect their airways. And then we take care of what comes next. “I feel like I have wiped out a generation, like this generation that clung to a lot of comorbidities. I just feel like it just happened and just – “” The day we peaked, I think we were 112 patients here. So, outside the ambulance door, the stretchers went down the ramp to the bottom of the entrance where they enter. And we, literally, we go out and look and see, OK, who to remove the list first? Because we knew – how many people can we intubate? “” I called two families, back to back, I went home two days crying straight away. And I held the phone, and they were able to say goodbye to their beloved – horrible. “What else are you doing?” I mean, you hate to say it. But we are not God. But are you going to revive the 95 or 42 years? “I will never be prepared. I don’t think you’re ever prepared for this. “Do you know what was the saddest thing?” You get someone alert, telling you about his house – I remember a 72-year-old lady, a Polish, very kind, couldn’t breathe. The oxygenation was horrible. She broke her bridge because she was breathing so hard. And she was so upset about this piece of broken tooth. She said, “You have to wrap it. I can’t afford to fix it when I get home. “I knew, by winding this tooth, that you were not coming home. You are going to be dead tomorrow. And I said, “Okay,” and I wrap it in a plastic bag and stick it behind his insurance card. ‘Oh thank you. God bless you. Thanks for fixing my – for saving my tooth so I can fix it when I get home. “She was dead the next day, I came back.” “Yeah. “Poor families. It must be horrible. It has to be, just not to be with them. ” ” I’ll be right back. ” ” I am sorry. What struck me was when my father was infected. He’s a healthy worker. He has his charcuterie. I wouldn’t say he never gets sick, but he rarely gets sick. Then I got a phone call from my mom telling me my dad didn’t look well. I thought maybe, maybe we just grabbed it in time. But he was intubated, put on a fan. He has been working there for four weeks. I don’t think he’ll get there. And we have – might as well say it here – we have to understand that we are going to do. “” I feel a responsibility towards this place, this community. We are a safety net hospital. He said there were nine. Working in the morgue right now, I’m still trying to figure out why God put me here right now. Once I go out, I’m in an area with it. It is installed like an airplane. You’re looking for someone there in section 5, row D. You couldn’t have told me that we would have done it a month and a half ago. My son’s grandfather’s best friend, the man. Jesus. One, two, three – stop. One, two, three – all the way. It’s more moving for me now than it was two months ago. It’s starting to tap into my pain. We have this stuff, we get up and do it. We don’t go to someone and say, “I’m in pain.” And if we’re going to get over this properly, we’re going to have to do it. “That’s what I don’t know, that’s how we’re going to move forward.” Any update? ” ” No. “I was born here in this hospital. My father was born in this hospital and all my brothers and sisters. At first I left and cried every day. But thank God, it changes. It seems to be changing. Mr. Style? ” ” Yes. ” ” How are you tonight? ” ” I feel good. ” ” You feel well? I’m going to feed you, okay? ” ” Yes. “We’re going to start with the soup because I know you love your soups.” ” ” Yes. “Right?” How is it? ” ” Magnificent. “I will miss you when you leave me today.” You know? Reach out, and here’s your cup of tea. ” ” OKAY. ” ” Okay. Put the straw in your mouth. Here is the straw. OK, shut your mouth. Go forward. Drink. When dealing with Covid, people are afraid when they find out they have it. You don’t want to be the person just running around the room and running out. What are you most passionate about at home? What turns you on? “Oh, sometimes here, I’m alone alone. And when I’m at home, my grandson is with me. I am comfortable at home. I can’t see, but I can find my way around the house by touching furniture. “Hey, that’s St. John’s vocation. Your father is ready to go now. Someone is coming home. “Thank you for everything, okay?” “Yeah. It was a pleasure. I’m excited for you. You go back home. “Yeah. Thank you! ” ” Yes. Thank you. ” ” Very good. Thank you. “I feel like we have seen the worst. I hope the numbers don’t go up. But the reality is that they could. I’m facing the unknown right now. “Can we call respiratory?” CPAP? It’s time to think and work. What is his SAT? This was taught by my father, my mother. Just in case, define the intubation configuration, okay? I hope I’m wrong, but I still think the second wave is coming. I hope I am wrong. “Have you heard the saying before, men cry in the dark?” I’ve been crying once since it happened, and I’ve carried 100 of them – it must be 150 people from here. One two Three. Big, small, men, women, people I know, grew up with them, grew up with their children. One two Three. I will do everything in my being to make sure that it does not happen again. “


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