THE BLOG OF E.B. Marston
A bad start today. Called out 2.30 am to help with emergency surgery on a car crash victim. Mr Pierce [surgeon] and his team did their best but the patient died on the table. She was only 19. And pregnant.
Posted by EB at 5.12 am
And life goes on. Only 6 hours later I was in the right place at the right time to help when a middle-aged mother's pregnancy went from 'ordinary' to 'emergency'. A healthy baby and recovering mother
Posted by EB at 12.55 pm
Day off - went to see the Reds in the FA Cup at Man City. won 3-0 away from home. Memories are made of this. Missed train home (too much celebrating) but worth it.
Posted by EB at 11.49 pm
All morning in presentation of some new equipment we are thinking of buying. Too much 'sales' in the session for me - but it does seem to be good kit.
Posted by EB at 2.34 pm
I have been an on-call anaesthetist for the Matthew Humberstone Foundation group of hospitals since 2001. Although I am based in their emergency care unit, I frequently attend operations in all of the Foundation's hospitals around London.