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Nurse Dixie McCall Quotes
|Season 2 / Episode 12: - Helpful|
Dr. Varner: [On radio, to Gage] Give him 10 milligrams MSIV [morphine sulfate IV] .
Firefighter: Uh, Rampart, confirm that last medication? Ten milligrams, MSIV.?
Dr. Varner: That's correct. [to Nurse McCall] What's the matter with those firemen?
Nurse Dixie McCall: Doctor, the patient has a head injury. [to Gage] 51, stand by on that last instruction.
Dr. Varner: Right you are. [to Gage] Cancel the MS for now. Let me know if the pain becomes severe.
Firefighter: 10-4. Cancel MS.
Dr. Varner: Thank you, Nurse. That's two I owe you.
Nurse Dixie McCall: I'll send you a bill.
Nurse Dixie McCall: Kell.
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: Yes?
Nurse Dixie McCall: 51 on the link. [indicates communication radio link to field paramedics]
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: What do they want?
Nurse Dixie McCall: Help.
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: [into transmitter link] 51, go.
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: [over biophone] We have a male, tunnel worker, approximate age 60, was trapped under a digging machine. Patient had a cardiac history. He is now diaphoretic. Vital signs: 80 over 50; rate: 100 and irregular; respirations: 12 and shallow.
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: Do you have your EKG hooked up?
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: Affirmitive, doctor.
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: Send me something so I can get a reading. [turns on EKG printer]
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: This will be Lead 2. [turns on ELG transmitter]
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: [reads EKG strip] Multiple PVC's. [sees reading change] V-Tac. [reading changes again] He's starting to fibrillate. [to DeSoto] Defibrillate! 400 watt/seconds!
Nurse Dixie McCall: Kell! They're not authorized to...
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: [into link] Are you receiving? Come on, 51! You've got a dying man on your hands.
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: Doctor, if we administer shock and we lose him...
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: You're losing him right now!
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: You said yourself it wasn't worth risking the program for one case!
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: I just heard from Walski in Sacramento. The bill passed late last night.
Nurse Dixie McCall: Kell... You never heard from Walski.
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: Yeah, well I should have.
Nurse Dixie McCall: Do you know what you're doing? If that bill doesn't pass Kell, they'll crucify you.
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: [looking at EKG strip] I don't care about that. We're not at a party or talking to a committee. That man's dead right now. [into communication link] Zap him, dammit! Zap him!
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: [watches as Gage applies the defibrillator paddles to the man's chest] 400 watt/seconds! [Gage shocks him]
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.: [reads strip] No conversion. [into link] Hit him again!
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: 400 watt/seconds! [Gage shocks the man again. At the hospital, Brackett sees the EKG adopt a normal rhythm]
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