nursesareheroes

modern day superheroes


 
As National Nurses Week begins a chance to say thank you to a lifetime of nursing colleagues and dear friends. They are all amazing and those on the frontline everyday are true modern day superheroes.

the meeting point


 
When the Science of Medicine meets the Art of Medicine to save lives in the COVID unit at Vancouver General Hospital.
 
ECMO stands for Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation but could also stand for Ever Compassionate Medical Optimism, thanks to the dedication of our frontline healthcare workers epitomized by the caring nurse-specialist portrayed in the picture.
 
Thanks to Dr. Adam Thomas for his photograph that was the inspiration for my drawing.