What's the longest er wait time you have Even seen - page 8

by Trekfan | 18,061 Views | 76 Comments

One big hospital here has been packed many times this is the one I waited 23 hours in the er for a room once . I was told at that time they had a 20 hour wait that day ! I was sick last week and went back to this same one and... Read More


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    20 hours for leg pain. Diagnosed with plantar fasciitis...
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    The longest wait I ever had was a psych patient we were trying to get transferred for 63 hours!!!!!! We ended up admitting them to one of our med/surg beds bc no one would accept them!!! Felt terrible for them and their family :/:/
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    6 hours for broken wrist.
    3 visits chest pain never more than 1 minute with
    Packed ER.
    Next time I break my wrist, chest pain will be added.
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    The last time I was last a patient myself, I waited three hours to be seen in ER and another nine hours in an ER bed (not the most comfortable place to rest) before I made it to the floor. And this was not the busiest hospital on the planet.
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    The trolls on this forum are just as unbearable as our ER pts. Deleting AN off my iPhone. Take it away!
    turnforthenurseRN likes this.
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    Quote from sserrn
    The trolls on this forum are just as unbearable as our ER pts. Deleting AN off my iPhone. Take it away!
    Ha ha ha
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    Here's a documentary about the waiting room. I use to precept here and well the waits were up to 2+ days. People would come in at 5-6AM and bring a blanket and anticipate the wait.

    The Waiting Room | A Film & Social Media Project About Health Care


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