Hotel Can Cuch
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This is it. I'm sitting in my residencia now on the final night of my time here in Tenerife. I cannot believe I've been here for five weeks and that I won't be going to the hospital on Monday...it feels like I've started a new life here and now I'm throwing away something I got so used to! Either way, I'm excited for what the rest of my summer, year and life hold, so though I'm sad to leave, I'm also happy to go.
These last two days have been absolutely amazing! It was ...
... unit. Unfortunately, today was a very quiet day and they only had two patients on the unit. Mary Hunter and I stood around for awhile and didn't get to see anything too exciting, so after about a half hour, one of the residents took us down to la planta where other patients were staying.
In la planta, we saw mostly women who had either recently completed labor, were experiencing premature contractions or who had super high hypertension/large ...
... critical and needed treatment, so she would either need to inject insulin regularly or have an insulin pump be put in. All she could do was shake her head and show complete disapproval of their advice. Since working with Paco, we've talked about what the Spanish call "interconsulta," or joint consult, where more than one specialist is involved in the patient's treatment. I guess I knew about this in the US, but I never realized how interesting and cool it actually is when ...
... the coastline into the hills and small towns which are so typical of the mediteranean countries having white stone exteriors with balconies and colourful tiled steps; several have awnings and most have window shutters. Properties near the ocean vary from the larger hotels in towns to whole developments of apartment blocks often isolated on the coast and in various states of construction; clearly the recent poor economic situation has, or is, taking its ...
... fourth weekend! I got burned pretty badly on every part of my body, and I'm just now beginning to peel all that skin away, but it was so worth it. We only have one more weekend here before we all go our separate ways, so I'm really thankful that I got to have a great one with my friends. It's so crazy to think that two weeks from now, I won't even be here anymore! I'm dreading leaving the island, but I also can't wait to see my girlfriend and family again. Here's to an awesome weekend!
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility