the smell of code brown - page 2

Hello to everyone, I am a new CNA and I have a very hard time dealing with any bm. I do not have any kids and it grosses me out, makes me want to gag. Any help would be appreciated.... Read More

  1. by   VivaLasViejas
    RX: Mentholatum, 1 dab placed under nostrils PRN odoriferous emanations
  2. by   sissiesmama
    Quote from VivaLasViejas
    RX: Mentholatum, 1 dab placed under nostrils PRN odoriferous emanations
    That's some good stuff when encountering some icky smells. I started using that 20 years ago, and it's never failed me.

    Anne, RNC
  3. by   ♪♫ in my ♥
    Quote from sissiesmama
    Sometimes I try to focus on a certain point in the room, or something on the patient - the iv site, ect.
    I think you're on to something with that. I know that for myself, looking at the poop makes the smell much more pungent to me whereas it fades into the background some if I can relax and really focus on something else (even as my hands are doing the dirty deed).

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