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Fri Jul 30, 2010 5:07 pm

15mo girl brought in by mom today for well child examination. Complains of a small rash to the left upper arm. There is a scaling, ring-shaped patch with central clearing. Tinea corporis, or "ringworm."

So I went and got the Woods Lamp (which is the medical name for a blacklight) and shone it at the girl and the ringworm glowed! COOL! Certain species of the dermatophyte fungus that cause tinea do glow under UV light. I immediately found every medical student within earshot and had them come and see.

Even cooler because it's easy to treat. Clotrimazole 1% cream twice daily for a month.

Does your job give you those "COOL!" moments?
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 5:37 pm

...sitting in the back of a Md11 that drives around the world with iPod while starring at the same graffiti of 4a2b tattooed on the 'delivering on the purple promise' poster stapled to the cockpit door and trying to focus on maps to get me from Hong Kong to Guangzhou without using their taxi driver. i carry a small travel blacklight but it's used for something else...   

Doc, I could use a norcovalliumvodka chaser right about now.   
 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:09 pm

I have those moments every once in a while too.

Usually whenever I get to stick my head into a door, inlet or engine of an aircraft where 99.9% of the population never goes.

More often when I'm eating at a nice restaurant, or teeing off at a really nice golf course, with customers. My company is really nice to let me entertain where I like, and rarely questions expense reports. (I don't take advantage)

But most of all, I get to fly all over the world and make friends with people who share my love of airplanes.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:12 pm

Quoting fxramper (Reply 1):
i carry a small travel blacklight but it's used for something else...

  

Quoting fxramper (Reply 1):
Doc, I could use a norcovalliumvodka chaser right about now.

  

Never use vodka. Doesn't hide the taste of the pills. Use bourbon or scotch.

... not that I'd know...   

Be careful in that MD-11. I hear the landings can be a bit rough sometimes.  
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:16 pm

I get to see some top secret aircraft up close and personal, including some in initial construction phase that "don't exist" officially. Cool!

Of course, I cannot say a word, even to my fiance. Still cool, though!
 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:25 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Thread starter):
Does your job give you those "COOL!" moments?

Yes! 6 O'clock, time to go home "COOL!"  

Nah, my jobs is normal, but I do learn some new stuff everyday.

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Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:54 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Thread starter):
Does your job give you those "COOL!" moments?


There are few like that Doc .... airplanes are not proud of you or loving in anyway    .. they just take more and more work. On a few occasions when I witnessed say a flight test take off after a major modification I felt proud .. but usually its just more like a "oh thank god its gone"!. I once flew on board a test flight ; during a test of the system we had installed... the pilot commented that it worked better than a Boeing installed version ... I was proud of that.

You should be proud , you get to actually help human beings with real problems ...
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:18 pm

Building the first of a new aeroplane type, with occasional impromptu aerobatic displays of one of the many local Spitfires or the RAF flying school flights. Definitely cool.
 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:53 pm

Coolest part of my job is that I get to open the vehicle entry gates remotely from my computer terminal.

Now, I must get back to my paper....
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:01 pm

Quoting AGM100 (Reply 6):

There are few like that Doc .... airplanes are not proud of you or loving in anyway

Nor are kids. They hate me, even though I fix them when they're broken. They see me and they immediately screw up their faces and start to scream bloody murder. My older kids do actually like me, though.

Quoting AGM100 (Reply 6):

You should be proud , you get to actually help human beings with real problems ...

It's a bit of a power trip. 2yo girl comes in. Looks like crap. Breathing 40 times/minute. Fever to 102. Put a stethoscope on her back and there are crackles in the left lower fields. She has pneumonia.

80 years ago, I would have admitted her to the hospital and then a bunch of us would have stood around her, wringing our hands and trying to comfort her distraught mother until she died.

Instead, I whip out a magic wand more commonly known as a "pen" and write an order. I place an IV. Ceftriaxone and fluids flow through the IV. I watch her for 6 hours and she starts to look better. I send her home with a prescription for cefdinir. 3 mL of a magical, bright-red, strawberry-flavored liquid once a day. The next day she returns to the clinic and she's smiling, running around. Looks great. Just a bit of cough. I admonish mom to finish the full course of antibiotics. I send her home.

Doc 1, Death 0.

Oh, death always wins in the end, but today I sent him running with tail tucked between his legs.

On a physician's message board, one of the docs posted a photo of a bunch of gravestones from the fall of 1906 in a small town in Tennessee. The children were all younger than 2. I wonder what it was that grim autumn in that small town. Meningoccus? Pneumococcus? Typhoid? Pertussis? Diphtheria? The town doc was powerless, the poor guy. Today, we docs wield vast powers by comparison. And when you actually get to watch that power at work and step yourselves into the poor 1906 doc's shoes, it's pretty amazing.

I go home, look myself in the mirror, and I know that I'm no corporate whore. I do good work and I enjoy it. I'm a lucky man.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:11 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Thread starter):
Does your job give you those "COOL!" moments?

I'm in the video game industry. I get to play video games months before they hit the retail shops.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:17 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 10):
I go home, look myself in the mirror, and I know that I'm no corporate whore. I do good work and I enjoy it. I'm a lucky man.


I sincerely admire the work you do.
Not that long ago I spent a week in hospital with my son as he had to go through a pretty heavy surgery that took 4 1/2 hours using microscopic instruments that most people wouldn't even know how to hold on to. And the fact that a very steady hand was mandatory for this type of surgery makes me even more humbe. I was able to see it on video afterwards. For me, as a parent, I could not thank my son's doctor enough for what he had done, and was capable of doing, but for him it was just another day at work.
What you guys are doing, in ER or wherever you work in the hospital, all respect from me to you.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:19 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 10):
Nor are kids. They hate me,


As a dad who was always tasked with taking the kids for there shots (mainly because I could hold them down)...... I can honestly say that you doctors are terrorists ...that's it terrorist ! 
Quoting DocLightning (Reply 10):
I go home, look myself in the mirror, and I know that I'm no corporate whore. I do good work and I enjoy it. I'm a lucky man.


You sure are , I try to do as much good with the money I earn from whoring .... I do , and that is rewarding , other than that its a pretty stark existence one project to the next endless.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:21 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Thread starter):
Does your job give you those "COOL!" moments?

Well, I get paid to fly around the world, teach people how to fly, explore different cities and cultures chase around flight attendants, join the mile high club....

*wakes up*

Oh that's right, I'm an unemployed pilot   

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 10):

Nor are kids. They hate me, even though I fix them when they're broken. They see me and they immediately screw up their faces and start to scream bloody murder.

Hmm, the only other person I know capable of doing that is this guy:



    

(Probably only internet trolls will get it)

[Edited 2010-07-30 15:11:16]
 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:23 pm

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I Love My Job...

It's just a shame you don't have any free time:



 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:42 pm

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 15):

It's just a shame you don't have any free time:

When my patients no-show, I get lots of it!

Quoting GrahamHill (Reply 11):

I'm in the video game industry. I get to play video games months before they hit the retail shops.

*bows down and worships* What can I say? He's got me beat!

Quoting AGM100 (Reply 13):

As a dad who was always tasked with taking the kids for there shots (mainly because I could hold them down)...... I can honestly say that you doctors are terrorists ...that's it terrorist !

For the teenage boys, I tell them that they are going to get their teenage shots today. The needle is about this big around (I make a circle with my thumb and forefinger big enough to put a garden hose through) and a bit dull from having been used multiple times. The shot is in the butt and we're going to march them out into the hall and give them their shots in the butt with the entire set of nurses watching.

I wait a few seconds for the last traces of color to drain out of their faces and then tell them that I'm kidding. Their shots don't seem so bad after that.  

As much as pediatricians get tired of filling out sports physicals and other forms, it's a heck of a lot better than the job that poor schmuck from 1906 had.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:51 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Thread starter):
Does your job give you those "COOL!" moments?

Definitely. Some of the things I've seen shipped are pretty neat (goat, macacas, P&WC engines destined for Embraer), as well as when maintenance is on board and the cowlings are opened up on the engines or they're replacing avionics, crawling up in inside the aircraft.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:37 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 16):
wait a few seconds for the last traces of color to drain out of their faces and then tell them that I'm kidding. Their shots don't seem so bad after that



I always wondered why our pediatrician didn't have a giant toy needle to pull out ! I would be doing that everyday ....

Like if you were a dentists and came in with a big claw hammer and crow bar ! freaking awesome . Or a proctologist coming into the exam room with a 737 wing flap jackscrew assembly ! just for fun! dude I should have went to med school.
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:46 pm

While I don't really consider it a "job" job, it pays the bills...

I'm a composer, writing stuff for local advertising and other projects here. Recently I had a "COOL!" moment as money I make with this usually goes toward buying better songwriting equipment, and I bought this INCREDIBLE orchestra soundset at a pretty decent price. I just sat down and after 15 minutes of tinkering around with it I came up with this melody that had been stuck in my head for a while...

http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1372049589659&saved
(Hopefully that works, let me know if not)

Cheers!
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:01 pm

Quoting AGM100 (Reply 18):

I always wondered why our pediatrician didn't have a giant toy needle to pull out ! I would be doing that everyday ....

Messing with teenagers' minds isn't just a part of the job, it's a perk!  
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:01 pm

Quoting Fly2HMO (Reply 14):
join the mile high club....

I knew you couldn’t resist saying something that included............ sex. 
 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:04 pm

Quoting aero145 (Reply 21):

I knew you couldn’t resist saying something that included............ sex.

Well as a.net's resident pervert it is my duty to do so 
 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:18 pm

Quoting Fly2HMO (Reply 22):
Well as a.net's resident pervert it is my duty to do so 

Wise words sir, wise words!  So how’s it going with the revving-to-6500 rpm Ibiza?  
 
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Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:29 pm

Quoting Airport (Reply 19):

http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1372049589659&saved
(Hopefully that works, let me know if not)

Oooh! I like! A bit reminiscent of John Williams.
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 12:45 am

Quoting DocLightning (Thread starter):
So I went and got the Woods Lamp (which is the medical name for a blacklight) and shone it at the girl and the ringworm glowed! COOL! Certain species of the dermatophyte fungus that cause tinea do glow under UV light. I immediately found every medical student within earshot and had them come and see.

Our cat Walker got ringworm last spring, and the type he had didn't immediately glow under the Woods Lamp. Our vet sent it off for a culture because he was pretty sure it was ringworm anyway, and turned out, it was. Took six months to clear it, and needed lime sulplur dips twice a week, and itraconazole specially portioned out for his body weight from two different pharmacies. He gave it to me, to Mr. Harlot, and to Emily. I got it twice. The vet did the same with me, Woods Lamped me and I glowed!

My doctor diagnosed me the first time but the second time the vet did...and he diagnosed Mr. Harlot as well.  

Ringworm is a pain in the arse for cats. We had to come in as the last appointment of the day, wait in the car until the room was ready for us, go straight into the room, with the vet in a plastic apron, and the room closed and bleached out after we left. The fungus spores can linger and infect another cat - that is likely how he got it.

Lime sulphur dip is absolutely miserable stuff too. Especially for a poor little kitty who doesn't understand why he has to have this stinking stuff put on him and then get put into a large cage with an Elizabethan collar on until the nasty stuff dries on him.

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 10):
I know that I'm no corporate whore. I do good work and I enjoy it. I'm a lucky man.

Yes sir, you definitely are.
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 2:32 am

I've been with my lady friend for nearly 3 years. She is a telemetry RN. I'm convinced doctors and nurses are angels.
 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 2:55 am

Quoting aero145 (Reply 23):
So how’s it going with the revving-to-6500 rpm Ibiza?

Still in love with the car.   
 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 4:35 am

I do agree with doc on that I love my job. I volunteer for my local humane society and my job is to scoop litter, feed the cats, do dishes, and watch potential cat owners pick out their cat. If a cat is sick, I or another person take him/her to the vet. We have a couple seniors that go regularly due to the fact that they are 20yrs.

It is fun to do a job that you have passion for. Cats also give me therapy; so myself volunteering also helps me become a better person and develop a better work ethic.

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Sat Jul 31, 2010 4:43 am

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 28):
I do agree with doc on that I love my job.

Uhm, what ever happened to driving big rigs?
 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 4:49 am

Quoting Fly2HMO (Reply 29):
Uhm, what ever happened to driving big rigs?

I did that for three months and came off the road for health reasons. I'll do it again in two years.

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Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:37 am

Quoting AGM100 (Reply 18):
dude I should have went to med school.

With English like that did you go to school at all?  
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:00 am

Quoting Andz (Reply 31):
With English like that did you go to school at all?

It's alright. Most medical terms are in Latin and Greek anyways. And have you ever been able to read a doctor's prescription?
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:30 am

Quoting Maverick623 (Reply 32):

It's alright. Most medical terms are in Latin and Greek anyways. And have you ever been able to read a doctor's prescription?

Part of the reason you can't read is that it IS in Latin shorthand.
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 7:34 am

I've had lots of amazing moments on and off the plane in 10 years of flying. Canoeing in Australia, Hiking in Hawaii, horseback riding in Bahrain, and playing with HIV+ orphans in Ethiopia. Every time we bring a load of military pax home I get a thrill.

But alas I will be hanging up my wings in less than a month.
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 8:55 am

Quoting Fly2HMO (Reply 14):
Oh that's right, I'm an unemployed pilot

Join the club 
 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 8:55 am

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 33):
Part of the reason you can't read is that it IS in Latin shorthand.

Still doesn't excuse that I can't make out individual letters, even if I don't understand the whole thing.

Seriously, how's a guy supposed to forge his way into acquiring pharmaceuticals?  
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:27 am

Quoting DocLightning (Thread starter):
Does your job give you those "COOL!" moments?

There are 3 possible rewards for working:

1. Financial
2. Intellectual
3. Emotional

There are very few jobs that give you all three of these, yours is one ... hence the happiness. Enjoy !
 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:36 am

I quite dislike my paying job - despise it, almost.

Luckily it affords me the ability to pursue a pilot licence in my spare time. Add a couple of volunteer jobs that are dear to my heart, and corporate whoredom doesn't seem so bad in the end when it's all balanced out like that.
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:02 am

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*bows down and worships* What can I say? He's got me beat!

I don't think my job is as rewarding as yours, but I have my share of good moments too  
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 1:34 pm

My job is extremely boring. Driving Union Pacific freight trains around the buttcrack of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Every once and a while some friend or family member will send me a picture of myself working hard(*cough*) they found on some website taken from some random person that has the love for trains that i have for planes. It makes me chuckle. pretty cool i guess. maybe not.
 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 4:52 pm

Quoting seattle (Reply 40):
My job is extremely boring. Driving Union Pacific freight trains around the buttcrack of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas

Another train driver!, We drive 30,000 ton 2.5km ore trains round in the middle of nowhere (red dirt and red hills), pretty boring stuff too  

For anyone whos interested heres some vids:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OTPqhDr34M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP4-iFIafUo
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:43 pm

I dont know that I love it exactly as it can be pretty stressful, but it is kinda cool that pretty much anything you go and buy from a store was shipped in from somewhere. That live gig you saw, the kit was shipped in by someone. Hey, switch on the light, those power stations and turbines that produce the electricity were all shipped there at some point. The world would not exist as we know it today without the shipping of cargo.

And I see some pretty cool stuff. Times like the H1N1 epidemic and the pharmacies ran out of drugs, we shipped in tons of the stuff by air. Aid goods out to Africa. 70' long windmill parts to go to some human forsaken part of BC. Reels of steel cable for the peak to peak gondola in Whistler / Blackcomb, the worlds longest cable car. The worlds largest machine. Chartering an AN124 or 747F or even a Learjet. Hand carrying an individual suit to a model shoot by David Beckham happening in 10 hours time. Cheryl Crow's stage gear for her show at the Calgary Stampede. PT6A engines out to China for some grounded Harbin Y12. A knocked down Jet Ranger helicopter into a container out to Malaysia. Composite bits n pieces to go down to Boeing - had great fun sticking a big A380 sticker on the crates 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:58 pm

I love my job as well, the pay is good, I get to travel, smashed my anual target 6 weeks ago, this week after 3 weeks on holiday I came back to work and in one week doubled my anual target, I love my job.
 
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:47 pm

Quoting pilotdude09 (Reply 41):

Another train driver!, We drive 30,000 ton 2.5km ore trains round in the middle of nowhere (red dirt and red hills), pretty boring stuff too

It looks like beautiful countryside. Look on the bright side: the view out of my office is a parking lot.

That said, I drive 50 miles to work through the Bay Area every day, which is really beautiful. And the same patch of beautiful scenery gets boring real fast.
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Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:50 pm

Quoting YVRLTN (Reply 42):
Composite bits n pieces to go down to Boeing - had great fun sticking a big A380 sticker on the crates

Wait. Why did it get the A380 sticker?
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Quoting DocLightning (Reply 45):
Why did it get the A380 sticker?

Because it was going to Boeing  
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Saw a case of ringworm in the scalp today. Pulled out the wood's lamp and the thing lit up like the Las Vegas Strip. Took a scraping and looked under the microscope. Hyphae (fungus bits) all over.

I had the kid's mom look in the microscope. "EWWW!!! Gross!" she said.

"Wanna kill it?" I asked.

"Uh huh!"

"OK. Here's the prescription. He needs to take 8 mL daily. Six weeks." (you can't treat ringworm on the scalp, or tinea capitis, topically).
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