I just can't believe this one! - page 5

Heres the scenario: 30 year old patients has hernia repair. Is a very tall and large man, quite scary looking not surprising given that he is a prisoner. Anyway procedure goes well, then it's... Read More

  1. by   nerdtonurse?
    We had a frequent flyer (+) for everything on the drug screen who was going into respiratory arrest and trying to kill all of us on the way out -- kicking, swinging, lunging and biting, bit the RT trying to keep the mask on him, etc. 3 -- not 1, not 2, but 3 docs are all holding up the wall, watching us try to keep this moron from completing his mission of self destruction. What does one of the docs say? I yelled over my shoulder, "hey, doc, we could use some help here!" What does he respond? "Throw some more nurses on him until the haldol kicks in."

    Great. Now I'm a sandbag.
  2. by   lolalolacherrycola
    Wow....what a piece of work...
    By the way, do you work at a community hospital or other smaller hospital? At the smaller community hospital I worked at previously there were quite a few of those wandering around...
  3. by   canoehead
    Quote from nerdtonurse?
    I yelled over my shoulder, "hey, doc, we could use some help here!" What does he respond? "Throw some more nurses on him until the haldol kicks in."

    Great. Now I'm a sandbag.
    I knew all my extra weight would be useful someday.
  4. by   diane227
    Bet you won't have this kind of problem the next time you ask these two for help.
  5. by   diane227
    You won't have this kind of trouble with getting these guys up in the future. They just got a reality check. Don't report this kind of stuff. You already took care of it.

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