Hotel Principe Paz
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz de Tenerife
... and get dressed up for dinner. Avi, Angela and I decided to leave the beach and head back to La Laguna for some Barraquitos. We got to have some great conversations about the tough life of a premed and the hardships of science research, and we enjoyed giggling obnoxiously at all the dogs that walked by in the street. Along the way, I picked up a nice little gift for my girlfriend, and I realized that I had left my Sperry's at the beach...oops!
At about 8:15, we all took the ...
... the entire conversation was in English, and she asked Laura for permission to leave that day. It was her birthday, and her husband had been sleeping in the hospital since the day she arrived (about two weeks--talk about a devoted husband), so she wanted to be able to experience the island and celebrate her day with him. Laura told her that since she had progressed so well, it would be fine for her to leave, and the woman was more than grateful to her for ...
... People retire because they're old and they don't want to work anymore. These are the folks that are most vulnerable to sickness, as well as degenerative disorders like Alzheimer's, so they end up in the health system a lot. The problem is they don't speak Spanish, and doctors aren't guaranteed to speak English. This results in a mass inefficiency in care delivery and communication efforts; some doctors speak English relatively well (such as Paco and Magdalena), while others ...
... since it was in the south we had absolutely perfect weather. It was extremely sunny and warm, but not uncomfortably hot or humid--perfect weather for the beach. The south is the most popular tourist area on the island, so everyone on the beach spoke an awkward mix of Spanish, English, French and German. The beach itself though was among the top five most beautiful beaches I've ever been to. The sand was a mix of black and white, so it had this cool brown/silver color I've never ...
... can handle, they may do one of two things. They may send you to a specialist (such as a psychiatrist, cardiologist, urologist, etc.) who works in a local clinic, or they may send you straight to the hospital depending on the severity of your health concern and the tests/treatments needed. Internists are considered specialists who work in the hospital, and they are NEVER found in local clinics as they are in the United States.
The work of internists, however, ...
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