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Oh wow...as many or at least a few of you know,my sister is employed in a very hateful hospital...that's the nicest way I can put it... I was told by one of her fellow employees that one of her... Read More

  1. by   Jenny P
    Diddywah, once while I was working charge, another nurse came and told me she was worried about the agency nurse in the room with her-- he smelled like gin. I went in and talked with him; he answered my questions (just general about how he was doing, etc.) I just wanted to smell his breath myself. Couldn't smell anything. Left the room; made rounds, came back in the room and helped him turn his pt. Afterwards, he used some of that alcohol-based foam, and BOY! could I ever smell the gin (alcohol smell)! But the smell was gone in less than a minute.

    If your sister is being accused of smelling like alcohol, suggest that she use a different hand cleaner that doesn't have the alcohol smell. Go out and buy her some; that will at least give you something constructive to do for now. There are several different brands on the market and one of them ought to smell less like ETOH than the one she is currently using.
  2. by   Q.
    Originally posted by Youda
    So, please don't get down on diddywah for feeling what she feels.

    This is just a place to come to get ideas and a non-involved perspective. Please don't read more into it than that, folks.
    Just offering my own advice too, like the original poster requested. I assumed all advice and perspectives were welcomed.
  3. by   Youda
    Originally posted by Susy K
    Just offering my own advice too, like the original poster requested. I assumed all advice and perspectives were welcomed.
    Of course all opinions are welcome. I didn't mean to offend anyone.
  4. by   l.rae
    the foam based cleanser provided by my hosp. smells exactly like booze!....being in the ER l have a nose for it. one dday a resident walked past me rubbing this stuff on his hands, as an instinct l looked up to see who had "refreshments" in the nurses station ...l guess he caught my look, l said, "l smell alcohol"...without thinking it might sound like an accusation. Anyway, turned out to be the hand wash...we just laughed about it...........................LR

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