I can't get "poop" taste out of my mouth? - page 9

Long story short, had 2nd clinical ever today and was assigned to a very edematous bed-bound pt with right-sided CHF. She had really bad skin breakdown and, as we were turning her to change the... Read More

  1. by   BlackMagicGypsy
    I smell infected/necrotic foot wounds all day (I work for a podiatrist) and I still prefer that to the smell of hospital food and that weird scent old folks get when they haven't had a proper shower in a few days.
  2. by   Saiderap
    I always carried those big eucalyptus cough drops for situations like this. They have a really strong taste and smell that tends to over power what I don't like.
  3. by   2moYearsofHell
    Probably smelled it, but since the cranial nerve 5, the trigeminal has the smell and taste branches,they converge at the same root right before entering your brain. Leading your brain to mistranslate/misdirect some of the incoming signals? That would be my guess