To the Emergency Medicine Doctor Thinking "Another Vag Bleeder"
I see you. I’ve been you. I’ve wondered WHY these women come into the ED when they’re having a miscarriage. I cannot do ANYTHING to fix that. I have thought - this is NOT and emergency. (Yup - I’m a jerk) but let’s be honest, to some of us the pregnant vag bleeders have become a simple algorithm - pelvic exam, beta quant, US, discharge. But I’ve also been HER. I’ve been that woman miscarrying. I’ve seen the other side. The side that is terrified, clinging to any glimmer of ho