How should hospitals isolate meaningful racial data while honoring the complete person
I don’t know what it was about this past Fall, but it seemed as if every other week, my son was injuring himself. He suffered a bad fall while playing soccer on an unpaved parking lot. He suffered a black eye and cuts to his face after being hit by a bat-wielding 3 year old.
By far, the scariest incident was when he cut his eye. While entertaining cousins in his room, he yelled out in a shriek that could lead any parent to imagine the most horrific scene ever. Blood, oozing guts, we wondered what we’d see once we reached his room.
As it turned out, my son had managed to shoot himself in the eye with a Nerf gun. Leave it to an 8 year old boy to attempt to clear a jammed Nerf gun by pulling the trigger while looking down the barrel. (more…)