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  1. June 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Bill, are you seeing two of me again? This happens every time you work overtime.
    Jun 2
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. The nurse call button - Yikes!
    My all time favorite actually did not involve the call light at all. It was when the patient was calling the charge nurse and unit manager for broth or hot chocolate (2 separate stays). Oh no, she...
    May 25
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  3. Funny things patients say !
    This reminds me of a little boy I screened in an eye clinic once. I was checking his vision. He couldn't read yet so we use Capital "E"s, called tumbling "E"s, they are turned on their side or with...
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. What does your username mean?
    I recently changed my name. "NF" are the initials of my previous user name and now I work with eyes. I am fulfilling my twenty year long dream of becoming an eye nurse. :nurse: :cyclops: :nurse:
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. You know you're a nurse if...
    We had automatic paper towel dispensers at the last hospital where I worked. Once on my day off I was in a public restroom and I washed my hands then proceeded to wave my wet hand under the paper...
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    To some of the patients I have started IVs on in the past: Yes, I understand...that needle did hurt a bit. It is.....a needle, you know. :sarcastic: I'm sorry, I don't like needles either but...
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. May 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Nurse: Have you ever thought about going back to school to become a cardiologist or pulmonologist? You would be perfect! It's like you were made for that kind of work.
    May 5
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. May 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I think I need a vacation. Everywhere I go people look like nursing equipment. Your secretary looked like a giant foley catheter and a fleets enema bottle was driving in the car next to me on the way...
    May 5
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  9. May 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Nurse: You know they said nursing would be all bells and whistles but......Oh sorry Doctor, no pun intended.
    May 5
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. to be gross or not to be..Nurse life
    Once while I was still a nursing student I had a patient that had just had a bowel movement in the BSC. She was a little constipated so there were little poop pebbles in the bucket. Someone came by...
    May 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. Joke: What's the fastest?
    A patient told me this joke the other day: Four guys are hanging out talking and they get into a discussion of what is the fastest thing in the world. Guy #1 says, "I think the fastest thing is...
    May 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Winter 2014 Article Contest - You Pick 4 Winners
    All very good articles it was tough to pick out just four.
    Apr 13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. allnurses Reaches 800,000 Member Milestone
    Awesome news! :balloons: Thanks for sharing tnbutterfly.
    Apr 10
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. Are you feeling overwhelmed with work?
    I would play relaxing piano music (from my phone and headphones) and sit by myself at lunch by a large window and look outside at the trees/birds. This would usually do the trick. I would also read...
    Apr 6
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  15. Sense of Entitlement
    I had a female patient in for 24 hour observation for chest pain with history of angina. So far all tests were negative. She would really ham it up and become a drama queen when her daughter visited...
    Apr 4
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  16. Sense of Entitlement
    This. All the patients I cared for were VIPs, whether they were the CEOs or a homeless. Before becoming a nurse I learned a great lesson. One day while working in a clinic we had two...
    Apr 4
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  17. Wallpaper or scrubs?
    Now I wear solid teal colored scrubs that are the standard scrubs for the surgery center where I work. When I worked in the hospital I wore solid and/or print scrubs. I liked Dickies and wore...
    Apr 2
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  18. Linda Carter, Student Nurse
    Yeah, I was thinking Wonder woman with a nurse hat on.
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Nurse Survivalist
    If we swing by the surgery dept. we can get some good metal bowls to boil water. And they have staple guns, saws and power tools for weapons. :up: Hey, I may have Minnie Mouse as my avatar but I...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Nurse Survivalist
    Yeah, I think I'm hanging out with Clementia but I REFUSE to be zombie bait. :cautious:
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Allergy to epi
    Are you SURE she was a nurse? Or did she just say she is a nurse? (Because we've all read those "I'm a nurse" threads.) :down:
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. Allergy to epi
    This.....and the epi, and allergic to lantus because "It made my sugar drop", benedryl "made me sleepy", albuterol inhaler "made me feel shaky", strong plastic tape "rips my skin off", Ibuprofen/asa...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. Oh oh! Not again...
    Aww! :facepalm: Bummer. I haven't re-enacted a Carrie scene but the "busy?" remark sparked a memory. Once I was at the nurses station with my computer parked in front of me. I was tapping...
    Mar 27
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  24. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    I like these, they make me ponder.....:yes: Hmmmm (scratching chin) Do they make coffee flavored red bull? Mocha? (I don't know why I'm even thinking about this...I've never had a redbull. lol) ...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. How to be a polite patient/family member
    Semolina, it is appreciated that you took the time and consideration to learn some tips to make things easier for the hospital staff. Thank you. :)
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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