North 14 - The room where the patient died. - page 2

What in the world? I was standing in the storeroom on North Wing – and it was huge. Unlike the cramped space on our floor that had obviously been an old broom closet, this was a complete patient... Read More

  1. by   ginny16
    I worked at a senior center. One night I heard my named called-I answered yes thinking one of the staff or pts needed me-then went looking for who had called my name-all pts were sleeping and the other staff on floor said they did not call me. This happened a lot while I worked there-just my name nothing else. One of my childhood friends had a mom who was a resident there and died there. I just figured she was trying to contact me and say hello. When I told my friend and her sister what happened they were thrilled that their mom had searched me out.
  2. by   QueenNasus
    I can't for the life of me think of the q word unless it is the ummm not so rushed word. And I am not from the south. Lol. We have had full urinals places upright on pts that are unable to move. Numerous call bell stories/rooms. But that's plain hair raising! Thanks for the well writen story.
  3. by   *Posh*
    Quote from carecrafter
    hmmmm ----- Some one fill me in on what the "Q" word is........... is it the one you use when things are easy and slow?
    The opposite of "loud"
  4. by   QueenNasus
    LOL THANKS
  5. by   annlewis
    Quote from RNTOBE_1970
    I began my career in NOLA, and still to this day I NEVER use the Q word.
    someone please tell me what the Q words is....sorry I am a newbie nurse
  6. by   annlewis
    Quote from annlewis
    someone please tell me what the Q words is....sorry I am a newbie nurse
    oh I see what the word is now....lol! didn't know that was a suspicious thing...wait til I tell my nurses where I work
  7. by   whichone'spink
    The q word-opposite of loud, and the s word-opposite of fast. Never say those words, ever.
  8. by   mskate
    Quiet. The q work is QUIET -- all you cryptic superstitious people!!!
  9. by   kbrn2002
    Quote from mskate
    Quiet. The q work is QUIET -- all you cryptic superstitious people!!!

    LOL! Now...when all hell breaks loose on this post, as is bound to happen after the "Q" word is uttered, we know who to blame!
  10. by   resumecpr
    Awesome
  11. by   daverika
    you have a nice way with words, and a great....imagination!!!!!!!!
    Last edit by daverika on Jul 16, '11 : Reason: add
  12. by   ToriTheTerrible
    tiredstudentmom wrote:

    [FONT="Comic Sans MS"]This story gave me goosebumps and chills through and through! LOVED it! ( Tragic, yet sad as well... What kind of person does that, states that they want a divorce while someone is in the hospital?


    Newt Gingrich! Not that I wanted to bring in the politics.
  13. by   FranEMTnurse
    You could easily be a writer. You are very descriptive.

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