Patient had chest pain at beginning shift, 2 hours behind all day, got a heart cath, tech lazy,dinemapp problems, I was sweaty, transfused blood, families OMG!, too many accuchecks, now they're locking the refrigerator where insulin is, where's key? IV's infiltrated, pager not working, 6 patients, I love my job!
Lap chole pt to be d/c but Hgb was 7.7. N.M. scan showed a huge hematoma. T&C for 2 U PRBC's. Back to OR STAT.
TURP pt with CBI- many clots/irrigated. bloody f/c bag filling fast! IV leaking
Abd. pain pt crying for meds. IV infilltrated, veins suck. CT neg. (-)tox. screen yest BUT (+) for pot today. has been leaving the floor to smoke
. Smoking a joint, I guess.
Diverticulitis pt- no problem
cellulitis pt- IV infilltrated
my five in a nutshell!
Last edit by General E. Speaking, RN on Aug 28, '05
Aug 29, '05
Quote from EDValerieRN
then guy whos rectum itched and used a steak knife to scratch it. Hello colostomy
OMG !! I cannot imagine putting a steak knife to my rectum. T-U-C-K-S spells relief for me !
It is hard to fit 12 hours into 50 words or less, it takes talent and lots of a.b.r.i.e.v.i.a.t.i.o.n.s !
Last edit by DutchgirlRN on Aug 29, '05