Cow Trouble

 Well the nurses are smiling. That’s a good sign!  But this ISN’T such a good sign… The work of an angry bull, it goredher with it’s horn… Not very pretty looking, but not actually too serious.                                  This was the first of emergencies that night; she came in about 5 P.M… […]

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Mountainside tumble

 I don’t have any really great pics of this guy, it was hard to see what allwas wrong with him anyhow. The most noticeable thing was his right armwhich was broken, but he was also covered with numerous cuts and tears; the results of falling down the mountainside and landingon a boulder. Ouch!!! 

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Deformed Foot

This father came with his 10 year-old boy a few days back wanting assistance from us to get help for his deformed foot. We’re hoping to be able to find a hospital that will help him. As we understand, he’s had this since birth.

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Construction Accident

This gentleman was working on a house, a board fell offthe roof and did a very neat slice job both above AND below his eye. Thank God for His design of protective bone structure around your eyes; without that feature, this man would have fared much worse!!! Happy birthday ‘Nita!!! She’s supposed to be having

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Club foot baby boy…

Hey here’s our little club foot boy that you read about already- if you getthe mission’s one-list updates. (If you don’t, leave us a comment and we’ll get you the info on signing up…) I forgot to gather one VERY importantpiece of info- the baby’s name… 🙁 I’ll try to post that in a later

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I didn’t realize how many patients we see on our “off clinic days” till I startedsnapping pictures of them!!! The nurses spent all morning at the clinic delivering a baby boy (more pics later on that one- it was born with a twisted foot), and Shana saw quite a line-up of minor cases on the

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“Pwa Congo…..”

….Which is a type of bean commonly grown here in Haiti. Fortunately,it ISN’T commonly found in little girls ears; this little girl being an exception to that rule. “Mildren” arrived this afternoon in great painand even greater trepidation at the thought of nasty instrumentsbeing placed in her ear. It took several people to hold her

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Cut lip…

 This gentleman showed up on our front porch thismorning; seems he’d had a bit of a run in with a knife… A very nice clean cut…  Several stitches later, and he’s on his way. It wasn’t all the waythrough to his mouth, so it shouldn’t really be too serious…

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Anita and her girls…

 Amy treating an elderly lady…  Practicing an I.V. on Anita… Kayla, ready for action… Anita and Kayla puzzling over their dictionary…“How DO we explain this one in Creole???” Just the ordinary daily clinic stuff… For every emergency case that getstalked about, of course there are many many of the usual unromantic small jobs,

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Head Trauma….

Yes, sometimes nurses have to work on Christmas… Just changed our little head trauma boy’s dressing today, and he is doing great!!! Thanksfor your prayers, we couldn’t have asked for a cleaner healing…

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