Evening shift

This week I was working in evening shift. The routine is quite the same despite the hygiene of the patients which is done only in the morning. In opposite the evenings are busier that mornings because there is more patient traffic at the PACU. I am learning a lot about medicines, how to make dilution,…

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Eating onions

    Today I want to talk about a very typical food of my region: “calçots”. These are basically onions, long onions, we made them in grilled in high fire. We eat them with bare hands, you must peel them and dip them in “romesco “sauce and then directly in a whole piece in your…

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La Castanyada

1st of November might be Halloween for the rest of the world, but Catalonia is different very different. We celebrate “la castanyada” , this celebration has the origin on XVIII century and the food served on the funerals. They used to eat “chestnuts” and “panellets” this was a symbol of connection with the death souls and…

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It’s raining man!!!

It also rains in Spain. This week was a free week and of course weather was not the best companion. I was looking forward to enjoying my free time at the beach, having nice walks at the sun and sitting in a terrace to socialize a bit. Instead a big storm with wind and floods…

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The Catalan problem

It is on the news, it is everywhere, no-one can say that did not hear at some point about the Catalan problem. Yes, it true we have a problem, or I would call it “challenge”. There is a certain part of our population that wants Catalonia to become a country other not. I am not…

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Incipient Psychosis

This week I was assigned with “Incipient Psychosis” patients. These patients are between 14 and 35 years old which are presenting early or late psychotic symptoms, had already experienced a first psychotic crisis and they are between the first 5 years of the first experience.   The difference of the outpatient visit is that we…

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