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Does providing emergency care to a patient suffering from heart attacks, drowning, or shock make you nervous?
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I have practiced simulations for cpr. These simulations should , make it easier to treat people with these conditions. That being said I don't want to make a mistake under pressure.
Yes, I think it is normal to be nervous.
In a way on some level it makes me nervous, it makes my adrenalin kick in, however I feel that it is exciting to be hands on involved in situations like these. I would say I feel an adrenalin rush of excitement, more so then nervousness.
It has in my schooling but I have learned the only way to get through the nerves is to jump in and participate by learning through hands on experience.
Honestly, yes the thought of this scenario makes me nervous, however, I tend to work best under pressure.
Always, but when you are in the moment, you act on instinct and do what you know how to do. The intensity of the situation will overcome the nervousness in a heartbeat.
No fairview is a busy ED. One of the busiest around.
Ofcourse. Seeing any one in that kind of distress is at least a little nerve racking considering you are not just dealing with ones self but someones family member. I think the nervousness is a good motivator though. It helps you realize you are constantly dealing with life or death situations which need to be taken seriously.
It did at first since I never experienced it before, but I work off of my nerves to push myself to think ahead.
No I feel I'm one of the few people in the world that focuses more and are able be resourceful in stressful situations.