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Okay, first, mea culpa for this, but I'm feeling wretched. I've got a sore, very swollen throat, pain 6/10 no meds, 4/10 with Vicodin. My glands are visible through the skin of my neck. No fever,... Read More

  1. by   elizabells
    Quote from ERNurse752
    Just think of all the firsthand experience you're getting for nursing school, hehehe. Glad you're finally on the mend!
    Lol, thanks, guys. The best part is that I had one week left at my current job, and they went ahead and fired me for taking three sick days right before I left, so now I have an extra week to pack! Woohoo!

    And you're so right about the experience! The guy in the curtain next to me had received 3mg of Dilaudid, and kept insisting that his pain was 10/10 with the limb stationary, 10/10 with movement, and yet it hurt a lot more when he moved it. Hmmmmm. I wanted to nominate his nurses for sainthood on the spot!
    Last edit by elizabells on May 6, '05
  2. by   ERNurse752
    Quote from elizabells
    Lol, thanks, guys. The best part is that I had one week left at my current job, and they went ahead and fired me for taking three sick days right before I left, so now I have an extra week to pack! Woohoo!

    And you're so right about the experience! The guy in the curtain next to me had received 3mg of Dilaudid, and kept insisting that his pain was 10/10 with the limb stationary, 10/10 with movement, and yet it hurt a lot more when he moved it. Hmmmmm. I wanted to nominate his nurses for sainthood on the spot!

    What, like they couldn't see that you were pretty sick? Good riddance then, hehe. Mmmm...Dilaudid.

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