October 30, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 6/19/2014

"I’m getting worse!"

-- Murray Greenberg, a $45,000, high-tech mannequin

Several University of Miami medical students crowd around a patient’s bed Tuesday morning. They are trying to pinpoint why Murray Greenberg is having trouble breathing, and start to delegate tasks.

As the students talk over each other, the stress level in the room rises. A loud beeping noise lets them know something has gone wrong with Greenberg.

“His heart rate is dropping. His O2 is dropping,” student nurse Sara Spears says loudly.

“I’m getting worse!” Greenberg wheezes.

The students realize they need more help, and try to call for a senior doctor. Greenberg’s condition is deteriorating rapidly.

Suddenly, a loud voice comes over a microphone and the students relax. The simulation has ended.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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