Great moments in bad judgement

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    Reaching under commercial lawn-mower to remove stick. Mower running. Started with 10, ended with 6.
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    I'm particularly fond of the blocked snow blower and the patient comming to the hospital, no offense usually male, with their hand in a bloody towel....."I made a stupid mistake".
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    "dropped sppon into running garbage disposal and tried to pull it out"- ouch-
    (a patient)
    I worked in a factory where an employee used an electric screw gun to put a screw into her finger, then after returning to work later that day with her finger in a metal protective guard, put another screw into the same finger-
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    "I stopped taking that medicine because it made me pee all the time."
    Admission Dx: CHF with 4+ edema.
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    Left hand amputee in for non related issue, over the course of casual conversation:

    Me: "Why did they amputate your hand sir?"

    Patient: "I stuck my hand into a clogged meat grinder 15 years ago"

    Me: "Ouch"
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    I find some of the best ER stories are preceded by some buzzed yokel saying "hey, Bob, watch this!"
    ChristineN, JustaGypsy, nrsang97, and 10 others like this.
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    Man trying to find a gas leak with a coleman lantern.

    Woman "trying to look underneath the front of my car" to see why the brakes weren't working right.

    Man sawing through 5 foot sewage pipe suspended 2 stories off ground, sitting on the nonsecured side.
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    *insert object name here* inserted squarely up the butt......"I fell on it". Uh huh you have barbie dolls just littered around your house huh.
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    *insert object name here* inserted squarely up the butt......"I fell on it". Uh huh you have barbie dolls just littered around your house huh.
    Hahahaha!
    pseudomonas, lindarn, cnamom12, and 2 others like this.
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    My sister's ED story: The doctor told my sister to go x-ray the man with the snake bite. She walks in to find a man sitting down with a screwdriver sticking out of his leg.
    Snake bite?
    "Doc, are you sure this is the snake bite patient?"
    "Ya, dis de snake bite man"
    The guy had taken a stab at the snake that bit him and stabbed himself.


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