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The Currents, Eddys & Riptides- of Open-Heart Surgery

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A Profile in Courage: Covid (+) Returning to the Heart Team

Covid19: A Transformative Beast… I kind of feel like we are curving up from that BOTTOM of the slippery slope that we have been on for the last 1 ½ years- at least I hope so.  We are no longer frightened. We are no longer obsessed with the fear of exposure or how it relates…

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LESS than a “10” An ECMO Journey

Editor’s Note: First of all… Happy Easter all 🙂 We all like to talk about adversity and how we overcome it. Rarely do we elaborate on clinical events and the sequence of clinical and/or operational failures that lead to unintended outcomes. The story below is a pretty straight forward account of mishaps and miscues that…

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A Locum’s ScrapBook: Sister’s of the Heart

Editorial Tagline:  “Our Cultural Challenge is whatever you want it to be:  I see it as hope-“ Addendum:  The above quote is from the perspective of white privilege.  It’s enunciated more clearly here: “This  quote doesn’t grasp the movement and it’s not a cultural challenge we’re facing. Everyone can have our culture but not everyone…

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Perfusion Life: Confronting FEAR

Editor’ Note: It’s a late Friday night and I’m listening to my dogs bark outside at God knows what – just because we live on a house on a hill, somewhere deep in northern Michigan. I’m sure the barking is due to critters roaming our woods, and its something I usually don’t get to experience…

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Locum’s Perfusionist- Seeks Contract Work in Midwest AND Michigan

ABCP CCP- Locum’s Perfusionist- x 10 Years Seeking intermittent assignments for all parts Midwest- and preferably Michigan.  This perfusionist currently resides in North Central Michigan and is available for recurring or one-time perfusion assignments to backup your staffing needs.  Length of contracts are negotiable. Will take call within the first 3 days. Assimilates quickly– and…

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Locum’s Contract CCP- Seeking Position in Michigan

ABCP CCP- Locum’s Perfusionist- x 10 Years Seeking intermittent assignments for all parts Michigan.  This perfusionist currently resides in North Central Michigan and is available for recurring or one-time perfusion assignments to backup your staffing needs.  Length of contracts are negotiable. Will take call within the first 3 days. Assimilates quickly– and should be able…