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... Read More

  1. by   ChocoholicNurse
    Phew, this makes me feel better. New OR nurse here, haven't started yet and getting nervous!
  2. by   goats'r'us
    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.
  3. by   Rose_Queen
    Quote from goats'r'us
    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.
    Ha! 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!

    P.S. Diathermy=electrocautery? I'm guessing so, but not sure.

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