Only a nurse would say......

  1. The other day another nurse and I are on the way out of the hospital in the parking garage. The smell of rotting eggs is suddenly hanging in the air. The other nurse says "Ewwww, what the heck smells like Mucomyst?!?"
    LOL. Us nurses are changed forever the day we step into a facility.

    Do you have any other "Only a nurse would say...." stories?
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  3. by   tablefor9
    "You know, that wound sure looks good," Stage III. Looks good. All relative, I guess.
  4. by   resumecpr
    Quote from enigmaticorange
    The other day another nurse and I are on the way out of the hospital in the parking garage. The smell of rotting eggs is suddenly hanging in the air. The other nurse says "Ewwww, what the heck smells like Mucomyst?!?"
    LOL. Us nurses are changed forever the day we step into a facility.

    Do you have any other "Only a nurse would say...." stories?
    Or it could have been a meth lab!
  5. by   resumecpr
    Yay! He finally pooped!
  6. by   mushrooms4
    1) Maybe some dig stim would be good
    2) When did you last poop?
    3) Have you been able to pass gas?
    4) Pleasantly confused
    5) Just a little prick now, ok?
    6) This won't hurt a bit...
    7) Oh man, that was the biggest poop I ever saw!
    8) no, you can't have food till you pass gas
    9) (while looking at the hand of someone with a gargantuan diamond ring) "oh my! would you look at the size of those veins!?!?!?!?"
    10) It's ok, i get vomited on all the time...
  7. by   Not_A_Hat_Person
    Well, he's still breathing, so things are okay.
  8. by   teeniebert
    Quote from enigmaticorange
    The smell of rotting eggs is suddenly hanging in the air. The other nurse says "Ewwww, what the heck smells like Mucomyst?!?"
    the neighborhood skunk now reminds me of administering cyclosporine...the cats' litterbox smells like Keflex...
  9. by   canesdukegirl
    "Yes I hear you. You can't breathe. If you are talking, you are breathing."
  10. by   canesdukegirl
    Quote from teeniebert
    the neighborhood skunk now reminds me of administering cyclosporine...the cats' litterbox smells like Keflex...
    Keflex TOTALLY smells like cat pee!
  11. by   mushrooms4
    I don't know if you know what rhubarb smells like, but that's what dopamine smells like....
  12. by   HmarieD
    We had a flasher hanging out in the hospital parking lot, one of the nurses told him he better be careful waving that thing around or someone would stick a catheter in it.
  13. by   enigmaticorange
    Quote from mushrooms4
    I don't know if you know what rhubarb smells like, but that's what dopamine smells like....
    lol. mmmmm. Dopamine pie.
  14. by   gentlegiver
    Quote from HmarieD
    We had a flasher hanging out in the hospital parking lot, one of the nurses told him he better be careful waving that thing around or someone would stick a catheter in it.
    ROFLM*S!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love this one, thank you for the laugh!

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