EP Talk Ep. 3 – Tales from the Night Shift: Discomfort Zone

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In this latest episode of EP Talk, Mark Plaster shares one of his precarious earlier encounters that left an indelible impression in this tale from the Discomfort Zone.

Have you ever been bitten by a dog? I’ll bet you don’t reach down to pet a stray anymore. Well there are lots of things in emergency medicine that we have to do that dredge up old bad memories. What are those things for you? Well for me…I can’t even say it.


This episode features an excerpt from Night Shift: Stories From the Life of an ER doc. Want to buy the full book? Contact Mark at [email protected]


FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE EDITOR Dr. Plaster has been an emergency physician for more than 30 years, working exclusively night shifts for the past 20 years in emergency departments across the country. During that period, he joined the U.S. Navy and served two tours in Iraq. Dr. Plaster is the founder and executive editor of Emergency Physicians Monthly and the founder of Plaster Publishing.

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