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Am I the ONLY nurse who is afraid of the oxygen tanks? I know it sounds silly, but I cringe and jump back every time I have to get a new one and open it. Isn't that weird?:smokin:... Read More

  1. by   vamedic4
    No, oramar, they wanted to show that the tank was under high pressure and chopped the top off, allowing the tank to literally fly thru concrete barriers.
  2. by   Rabid Badger
    LOL. I just toppled over an O2 tank last night. Now I'm going to be paranoid that it'll explode. Thanks allnurses.com! Heehee.
  3. by   kidznurse
    I work in the community and found a new immigrant family with their O2 tank next to a couple of primus stoves they were cooking on . We'd ascertained that they wouldn't smoke around the o2 but not that they wouldn't cook with naked flame.

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