tell me about your brainless moments - page 2
we all have them, and apparently mine is such a doozy that i now tell it to the new staff to make them feel better when they're feeling cruddy for doing something silly. the day after my work christmas party, i was at work, a... Read More
- 5Apr 17, '12 by CIRQL8I have had many brainless moments. Went to lunch. Didn't realize mask was still on until I tried to eat. Entered the OR many times with no mask without realizing it. Left room to get something the scrub asked for. By the time I got to the storage area forgot what I was going for. I have blanked out on surgeons' names. Staff names, etc. and so many more thing that I just cannot remember right now. If haven't had a brainless moment, you haven't been in the OR (or in nursing) long enough.
- 0Jul 9, '12 by Rose_QueenQuote from goats'r'usHa! I have to do that pretty much every time I have to position a patient laterally to make sure everything's set up on the proper side. Glad I'm not the only one!i got busted the other day turning around so that my body was aligned the same way as the patient's so that i could work out which side the diathermy plate was on and which arm was on an arm board.
P.S. Diathermy=electrocautery? I'm guessing so, but not sure.