What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story? - page 171

:D Here is my most gross, yucky, disgusting nursing story! I was working a night shift on a tele floor as a new Nurse. We had this one poor old lady who was confused and was restrained as... Read More

  1. by   hppygr8ful
    I see a fair number of patients crawling with lice and other vermin - I'm itching just thinking about it!

  2. by   FranEMTnurse
    Their names are "Itchy and Scratchy."
  3. by   ILUVERNSG
    This is gross and weird...

    Years ago, I was assigned to a male psyche pt in the locked "quiet room" of our ED.
    I placed him in a yellow paper gown which he then proceeded to tear up and make into some sort of grass skirt looking ensemble.
    Next thing I know, he's knocking on the glass window and grinning like a banshee as he points to his exposed genitals!
    After a while he again taps on the glass and proceeds to casually drink his own urine out of the plastic urinal.
    Incredulous, I asked him, "What the hell are you doing???". His cheerful reply, "I'M RECYCLING!"
  4. by   Ellie G
    I was called to a code. The floor nurses were dropping an NG tube. Another nurse was doing CPR
    The chest compressions caused the NG tube to emit this huge gust of coffee ground emesis that flew all over me. It was in my hair, all over my clothes, everywhere. Yuck.