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You know you're a nurse if... You've been telling stories in a restaurant and had someone at another table throw up. (share and add your own below)... Read More

  1. by   Orca
    Quote from FranEMTnurse
    You talk to non medical people using nursing terms, and they give you a puzzled look.
    When I was in my last year of nursing school and still working my prior job, without thinking I started inserting medical abbreviations into the documents that I was having typed up for mailing or distribution. "What is this c with a line over it?"
  2. by   FranEMTnurse
    Yeah, you get that very puzzled look, and thren you have to explain what the word meant, or they roll their eyes, and walk away.
  3. by   bananas1
    When you're bored in a study day so pass the time by counting the resp rate of all the other nurses in the room.

    When you always assess your own **** - because it can tell a lot about your health.

    When you tell your colleagues your headache is nothing, but deep down you're remembering that patient with meningitis and you're freaking out that you have it.
  4. by   JBudd
    when you get home in the morning, and start trying to get your winter coat open so you can badge open your front door........
  5. by   LibertarianNurse
    When you tell your husband you have a headache and follow it up by saying that the pain from it is only 4/10 on the pain scale, but that's enough to need ibuprofen; taken with food of course!

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