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Easy as Blood Gases from a Dead Lady

by Ruby Vee maybe it's because i'm older now, or maybe it's because i've mellowed somewhat with age, but i'm... Read More


The World is a Dangerous Place

by datnurse every morning, before we climbed into the white land rovers with our humanitarian organization’s... Read More

Those Darn Nursing Caps: "It fell right int the middle of it!"

by annarnbuddy Some of us are from a time and place where nursing caps were not only prized but mandatory. The... Read More

What a Nightmare.... (Humorous)

by NurseAlwaysNForever So, the alarm went off at 5 am, me, I'm still tired so I hit snooze. Finally, 6:30 rolls around and... Read More

The Bee Keeper- funny nursing story

by PICNICRN I had been an RN for about 8 years working only in PICU or NICU, when I took a position in the NICU... Read More

Remember the Geri-Chair?

by Ruby Vee Long ago and in another state, I worked on a med-surg floor of a famous hospital. At that time,... Read More

You Can't Be Naked in the Hall

by AliRae I've been living on a floating hospital in Liberia for the past nine months now. Coming from a... Read More

We'll have a farting contest if you let me put an IV in you.

by booter512 I was working at a large hospital in Sacramento at the time. I worked on a Diabetic/Renal... Read More

All Bleeding Stops . . . Eventually

by Ruby Vee all bleeding stops . . . eventually one of the basic tenets of "house of god" (written, i believe, by samuel shem -- my fourth copy disappeared... Read More

Patient Laughter, My Pain!

by SheSoFine26 I was in my clinical working on a Telemetry/MedSurg Floor. About half the day had past and I along with my preceptor RN received a new admit that had... Read More

OB Nurse in the Old Days, "Lord, Take Me Now"

by OBNURSE81 When I was a brand-spanking new GN, that's Graduate Nurse, (in those days we got to work as a nurse for the 2-3 months it took for us to received our... Read More

My First Code

by Ruby Vee i hadn't been a nurse for very long, but i was asked to team lead, do charge and supervise nursing students. "don't worry," i was told. "these are... Read More

Marvin the Painted Lady

by flashpoint I had been a nurse for about a year and I loved working in my little LTC in a tiny town. The town was so small that the closest hospital was in a... Read More

There is alot of fertilizer in some cardiac patients

by Psychtrish39 "Funny Nursing related Stories" I was a fairly new step down unit RN in a teaching hospital in NW Oklahoma and as such we had alot of what the... Read More

Sabbath Baby

by NY2LA She spilled out of the elevator as the doors opened, huffing and puffing. I could still feel the cold off her wool coat, which was not close to... Read More

I'm going to jail for sure!

by BSN_after_40 In 1992, I was a brand new LPN (probably even had the new nurse smell) working on a busy med/surg floor. I was so proud and excited for my new career... Read More

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