Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Here's an earful...

As I walked into the clinic today I was called into Michael's exam room for an interesting look at something...

When I entered, Michael was bent over a lady's ear, peering inside with his otoscope. I asked what the problem with her was and he motioned to some gauze sitting on his table. I shuddered as I looked at the objects scattered upon it- they were the body pieces of a good sized roach! 

The pieces of the insect...

He continued to dig around, cleaning out more and more antenna, legs and chunks of bug.
After a long time of cleaning, washing and more picking around it was all out!

The last thing to do was wash it out with peroxide; this cleaned off the residual remains of the lady's own home remedy she tried to use before coming to the clinic...
Urine.

Emergency runs.

  In comes another pregnant lady with complications, head injurys or some for sickness we can't treat and needs to be sent off to town, ...