Cascade Hospital

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Website
Name: Cascade Hospital
Owner/Maintainer:
Dates: Created ??; last updated Oct 1999; going down Oct 2009
Type: Medical resource site
Fandom: The Sentinel
URL: Geocities; Wayback
Cascade Hospital - where Jim and Blair met
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Cascade Hospital, was a "medical resource site for Sentinel fanfic writers and fans"[1], created by Robyn. It was a subpage of Sensory Overload.

It is being documented here as part of the OTW's GeoCities Rescue Project.

The Site

The site's "sole purpose [was] to provide medical bits of knowledge in everyday language in order to aid fanfic writers who wish to make their stories more medically authentic."[2]

Cascade Hospital - Front Page

It was laid out as follows (information taken from the front page):

General Patient Care

ER -- what happens when a seriously injured patient arrives in the ER
ICU and the Ward -- caring for a patient in the ICU or the general ward
Trauma Unit -- broken ribs and chest trauma, head trauma, car crashes, stitching up flesh wounds, intubation and extubation, more

Specialty Divisions Cardiology -- congenital heart disease, passing out from emotional stress
Forensics -- hypothermia, frostbite, drowning, electrical shock, smoke inhalation, burns
Genetics -- paternity tests, amniocentesis, blood type
Infectious Disease -- diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites; antibiotic resistance
Neurology -- coma, measuring brain activity, amnesia, petit mal seizures
Obstetrics -- What amateurs should do to deliver a baby
Oncology (cancer) -- childhood leukemia
Orthopaedics -- fractures, joint injuries, cast care
Pharmacy -- prescription and OTC drugs for pain, etc. commonly prescribed in a hospital
Psychiatry -- suicide
Surgery -- preparation, selected operations, anesthesia, recovery, how the OR runs
Toxicology -- illicit (street) drugs, gases, poisons
Miscellaneous
Hospital Emergencies -- the meaning of Code Blue, Yellow, Red, Orange, Pink, etc.

References

  1. Cascade Hospital header (accessed by Wayback 14 September 2009)
  2. Cascade Hospital Entrance (accessed by Wayback 14 September 2009)