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  1. Patient asking for something at the wrong time...
    Just this week this happened to me. I answered a call light in our at the moment extremely busy ER. A female in her 50s, dx with a common cold says "where's my nurse, I need to be discharged. This...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  2. Charting Bloopers
    radiologist interpretation of an abd series... "funny looking cecum" I mean, really??! Maybe it caused him to chuckle...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    "When I noticed there was more, I had to get my charge nurse. Now, keep in mind this is a very large older woman who was screaming and yelling the entire time. It took 3 of us to get the rest out (...
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Charting Bloopers
    these aren't charting bloopers-- but I work in ER, and working triage quite often, I'd like to type just what the patient tells me. Examples: 80-ish yr old woman tells me she saw blood in the...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. The Blend of Grey
    beautiful. well said. it resonated with my soul. keep on writing.
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Need to vent.......
    This could be my story, nearly word for word. I started out on day shift for orientation in the ER...then flip flopped back and forth between days, nights, afternoons and my poor body had nooo clue...
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. A floor nurse's rambling late night rant.
    Oh wow, this really strikes a chord with me. I can understand exactly how you feel... I work in ER, so my situation may be a little different, but the same types of people still come through there....
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What's the most dangerous thing that's happened to you while working?
    I hear what you're saying. But we also have to protect the patient from themselves, and protect staff and other patients. There's a lot to be said for your attitude in how you approach patients when...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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