Charting Bloopers - page 73

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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 hallucinations." YIKES! Angela... Read More


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    Another ER report was "Pt was like really puffy all over"
    ...lol
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    I was precepting a new grad and came across a note they charted after giving an enema:
    "Pt had two big terds and said she felt relief"
    First we discussed what the proper terminology should be, then we discussed the proper spelling of turd. Lol
    Last edit by Christy1019 on Jul 29
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    I was charting on a physical rehab patient. I meant to say""patient encouraged to dress self". I typed "patient encouraged to dress elf".
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    Quote from loriangel14
    I was charting on a physical rehab patient. I meant to say""patient encouraged to dress self". I typed "patient encouraged to dress elf".
    I don't know. I think elf dressing might be a useful skill at Christmastime. Think
    of all the overtime!
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    My mom was hospitalized for severe pneumonia. I had gone to school with her nurse that day. As I was leaving, the nurse showed me an admissions note the young nurse had written.

    "Patient only has one boob." What? Huh? Really?

    Maybe that's because she had a mastectomy while I was in grad school?!
    BOOB? Try right BREAST!
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    Under "reason for visit": Artificial mitro valve. Really? "Mitro" valve. Who put that in?
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    "Subarachnoid hemorrhoid"
    "Pt has been death since birth" (deaf)
    By docs

    I once saw another RNs charting as "removed pts clit ring"
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