Funniest thing you've ever seen happen to a doctor Funniest thing you've ever seen happen to a doctor - pg.6 | allnurses

Funniest thing you've ever seen happen to a doctor - page 6

It's Pick on Doctor Day! :) I have a high regard for physicians, well, most of them, but it sure can be fun to poke fun at them. Our hospital had a notorious, frequent flyer patient with... Read More

  1. Visit  UdonNomi profile page
    #65 4
    As a MDS Nurse with an upscale LTC, we had several clients of "old money" who had kept their Dr way past the time he should have joined them in our care. One such client was experiencing increasing trouble swallowing and so our Dr agreed to a MBS, results came back verifying a problem and the SLT wrote an order for "Honey thickened liquids". Order was noted and sent off to Dr for his signature..two days later, I get the telephone order back with a nastygram attached. "I'm sick and tired of idiot nurses!! She can't have honey, she's a diabetic!!" The red marker made it especially attractive. I entered the order for "No Honey". He retired shortly after.
  2. Visit  ruthhr profile page
    #66 2
    >Making up morning IVs at 5am on Monday after a busy night shift.

    >Drawing up ceftriaxone from vial (smells like cat pee)

    >Disconnect needle, about to cap syringe.

    >Ninja Junior Doctor creeps into treatment room to ask a question, does so right behind me (I swear to God I still don't know how he moved so quietly)

    >I make a noise like a startled badger, leap approximately three feet in the air, turn to face what my hind brain tells me is an attacker and manage to squirt the entire syringe of ceftriaxone all over Ninja Junior Doctor.

    >Ninja Junior Doctor has to do post-weekend handover to consultants smelling like a litter box.
    Last edit by ruthhr on Sep 26