The Unofficial Nurses Handbook

  1. I found this old book in the storeroom (Hack Hack cough cough!!!) and have been rereading it. It was written by Nina Schroeder and Richard Mintzer published in 1986.

    Some of the book is funny some is not and some is cringe worthy and reflective of the eighties.

    I think we can do better so I am going to post some of the "lists" in the book and let you all come up with more and better updates.

    Nurses Favorite Songs

    Ain't no Sunshine (on this shift)

    Deditcated to the Job I love

    Dirty Laundry

    Doctor my Eyes ( and nurse the rest of me)

    Does Anybody really know what time it is?

    Eight days a Week ( An ode to scheduling)

    Everybody's talking ( an ode to visiting hours)

    Goin' out of my head

    Hard Days' Night

    Hold on I'm Coming (Ode to call bells)

    How can you mend a Broken Heart

    I could have worked all night

    I only have IV's for you

    Long Cool woman in a White Dress (told you the book was dated)

    Needles and Pins

    19th Nervous Breakdown

    Nurse in White Satin

    Sixteen Tons ( an ode ot lifting patients)

    White shade of Pale
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  2. 19 Comments

  3. by   nowplayingEDRN
    There is always "Day light come..ee and I wanna go home"
  4. by   nowplayingEDRN
    Wastin away again in Golytely-ville
  5. by   eltrip
    Bad Moon Risin'
  6. by   karenG
    oh how about 'message in a bottle' ??

    Karen
  7. by   funnygirl_rn
    Or how about "Under Pressure" by Queen.
  8. by   nowplayingEDRN
    (Please don't Fry me for this one...especuially after the 450# thread but i could not resist this one) Fat Bottomed Girls(Guys) by Queen....Or Pour Some Lotion on Me ( aspin off Def Leppard)....
  9. by   karenG
    thought of another by Queen- 'another one bites the dust!'

    Karen
  10. by   gwenith
    For NICU nurses

    "We will We will rock you........." Queen.
  11. by   Zee_RN
    NO! NO! I've got the song!!! I've got the song for nursing! C'mon, you gotta give me this one.......

    "DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP" !!!! (AC/DC)

    That's GOT to be it!!
  12. by   gwenith
    Originally posted by Zee_RN
    NO! NO! I've got the song!!! I've got the song for nursing! C'mon, you gotta give me this one.......

    "DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP" !!!! (AC/DC)

    That's GOT to be it!!
  13. by   AussieAIN
    Daytime Nightime Suffering - Wings
  14. by   nowplayingEDRN
    How about "It's been a hard day's night...and I've been workin' like a dog" ?? Love the AC/DC one though...that was great!

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