Joe makes sure the man is all settled and comfortable then walks out of that patients room and into the room next door. The man laying in the bed is writhing every which way in the bed and moaning. His breaths are hitching and hissing in and out. He is gripping the side of the bed so tight all of his knuckles are white and straining. Joe goes to the mans monitors to see all the numbers and calls for a doctor and pages the nurse desk for assistance. This man is clearly in pain.
“Sir! Sir hold on we will give you something to make you comfortable!”
Hoping the man could hear him through all the noise he was making. Hoe went to the doorway and looked over to Helen “bring a sedative so we are ready for when the doc come!”
The doctor wasn’t responding soon enough. No one was as the patient started to seize and blood came out of the corner of his eyes. Joe had never seen that but knew it wasn’t a good sign.
“I’m here, I’m here……what in blue blazes! Page the doctor! don’t just stand there!”
“I did! I already paged what do we do?”
“Page them again! then grab his legs and I’ll get an arm.”
Joe runs to the telecom and pages out the code for a doctor and the room number then races to the foot of the bed. Grasping for the patients legs was quite the feat as they were thrashing all over. How he was still in the bed was beyond Joe.
“I can’t get his hand he’s going to smack me in the face if I get too close!”
The patients moaning had suddenly stopped and a low hiss was all they could hear from him. A docotr turned the corner just in time to see the last seizure coarse through the patients body.
“Give me the sedative. We should administer it just in case that wasn’t the last of it. The patient on the fourth floor was exhibiting similar symptoms. The sedative worked but he passed shortly after. I was finishing the paperwork when i heard your page.