Charting Bloopers - page 58
Found in the History and Physical section of a patient's chart who had experienced visual hallucinations while ill: "Patient vehemently denies any auditory, tactile, or old factory... Read More
1Jan 18 by determined2banurseI read in a chart once, "Apply sensicare cream to open areas on scrotum and pennies."
Another frequent entry I see in charts is, " Good pericare rendered." I always think to myself so you give bad pericare sometimes!
1Apr 27 by AnthonyD, BSNIn a post-code progress note by a cardiologist. "The etiology of patient's breast appears to be hypoxic in nature."
Ummm... I think he meant "arrest." Freudian slip ya think??
1Jul 10 by kittyvenvenQuote from km rnI'm dying!! Hahahahaha!!As we were reviewing a chart on the Alzheimer's unit - this notation stood out:
"resident very agitated - yelling profound statements" Profane yes - profound no ..I doubt he was yelling "To be or not to be....that is the question...."
1Aug 19 by AcuteHDER report stated "discussed plan of care with passerby" I hope that was an autocorrect error.
1Aug 20 by AnthonyD, BSNNot so much a blooper, but a very bad order. Nursing free-text order from a PA... "Please remind patient not to drink from his urinal."
You can't make this stuff up.