Normal Horse Vitals


Temperature:  99-101°F (37.2-38.3°C)

Pulse: 28-44 beats per minute

Respiration: 10-24 breaths per minute


Temperature: 99.5-102.1°F (37.5-38.9°C)

Pulse: 80-100 beats per minute

Respiration: 20-40 breaths per minute


Mucous membranes: Moist, healthy pink color

Capillary refill time ( Time it takes for the gums to return to pink after being pressed with a finger ):* Two seconds or less

Gut Sounds: Gurgling, gaslike growls, “tinkling” sounds (fluid), and occasionally “roars”



Rush - Moving Pictures

Rush has been a very large inspiration when it comes to art and design for me and I decided to create a set of posters in tribute to my favorite album, Moving Pictures.

EDIT: Due to demand, prints are avaiable here:

ICU Nurse wins Powerball, Uses Patient's Vital Signs as Lucky Numbers

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ICU Nurse wins Powerball, Uses Patient’s Vital Signs as Lucky Numbers

Newark, NJ - Local ICU nurse Debbie Watson called in rich this morning after winning the historic Powerball. When nobody claimed a the Powerball winnings of over $900 million, Debbie knew how to beat the system: “I thought to myself, Who is the Luckiest person I know? Dan Weathers in room …


Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants, known as Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC), are the most effective types of birth control for teens. LARC is safe to use, does not require taking a pill each day or doing something each time before having sex, and can prevent pregnancy for 3 to 10 years, depending on the method. Less than 1% of LARC users would become pregnant during the first year of use.

(From CDC)


Hi, there. I couldn’t help but notice you were sitting alone. Well, my husband’s at work. It happens a lot. Hmm. He must be good at his job.