Best one sentence handoff report

  1. My handoff to the oncoming rn was "300 pounds, off meds, homicidal intent". The was more of course but that summed it up. Let's hear 'em.
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  2. 120 Comments

  3. by   jmdRN
    stretcher 13 died, call the funeral home please.

    (tho she was palliative and died 1/2 hr before shift change, family had just left the room, was a tx for pain management)
  4. by   Aviationurse
    Report from Nights to Days ( IN PATIENT PSYCH UNIT )
    Everybody slept....the night nurse yawned heavily also on tape for x5 minutes:redpinkhe
  5. by   Aviationurse
    PSYCH MD TO NIGHT NURSE telephone admission orders

    You called me for that? Put him on same **** as before...hanged up the phone after that.....
  6. by   psu_213
    "Pt is morbidly obese....a monitor lead fell off, we could not find the wire; is was stuck underneath one of her rolls." (sorry if this sounds rude, this is what acutally happened)
  7. by   himilayaneyes
    This patient is gonna die. Good luck.
  8. by   Pixie.RN
    LOL in NAD.
  9. by   thelema13
    Same old Ricky, fall due to drinking, off for his 10th CT this month.
  10. by   noahsmama
    I worked in pediatric rehab, and some of our patients were with us for months. There was one nurse in particular who tended to be very terse with his reports -- sometimes his entire report on a stable pt that he knew that I knew was "he's fine" or "nothing new".
  11. by   JenniferSews
    They did taped reports in our LTC ward for a while and one morning a coworker came in to "Everyone's fine, crush everything." It's still an inside joke years later.
  12. by   FlyingScot
    God be with you.
  13. by   Daisy_08
    On a taped report from nights, 30 min of silence, followed by a snort and then, "sorry, I fell asleep"
  14. by   PsychNurseWannaBe
    Work in LTC... NOC to days... everything went OK, 365 is dead.

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