Journal

A jab in the arm.

As I am now working in a COVID vaccination clinic, my mind has been drifting to the pointy end of things of late. Today it suddely dawned on me: We are currently managing the Delta strain of COVID.The vaccine is given into the deltoid muscle of the upper arm. The deltoid muscle is named after […]

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Anomalous

Physicists in glass houses.

Science is always quick to critique and subdue experiences and theories from the margins of parapsychology, pseudo-science, philosophy, and non-mainstream healing practices. Moreover, they are often particularly sensitive to have their own theories on Quantum Mechanics (QM) co-opted by these ‘other’ non-scientific tribes in speculations as to what exactly the heck is going on in […]

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Journal

Hand on heart.

As I look back at my career as an emergency department nurse, some memories continue to haunt me. For example: I fall into what must surely be a small cohort of people who have had the retrospectively profound experience of trying to keep a fellow human being alive by reaching into their chest cavity and […]

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Journal

Jabby McJabnurse

Twas about this time last year that I came out of retirement to help out at our local COVID-19 testing clinic. I ended up working there for a total of 3 months. By that time, Australian COVID-19 numbers were tapering off and business at the clinic was slow. I figured that was my curtain call […]

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Journal

Is there a good source of COVID-19 information left?

” Hey Ian, I’m just getting so sick of all the COVID/Vaxx misinformation and hate vs counter-hate in the media and online right now. I know you used to be a nurse, can you recommend a good source of info?” — Sally (USA) Actually, over the last few months, I have pretty much lifted my […]

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