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
May 6, '09Occupation: RN and blogger extraordinaire Specialty: 20 year(s) of experience in LTC, assisted living, med-surg, psych ; From: OR, US ; Joined: Sep '02; Posts: 26,951; Likes: 44,647RX: Mentholatum, 1 dab placed under nostrils PRN odoriferous emanations
May 6, '09Occupation: RNC Specialty: 22 year(s) of experience in ER, TRAUMA, MED-SURG ; From: LA, US ; Joined: Feb '07; Posts: 2,832; Likes: 3,317Quote from VivaLasViejasThat's some good stuff when encountering some icky smells. I started using that 20 years ago, and it's never failed me.RX: Mentholatum, 1 dab placed under nostrils PRN odoriferous emanations
May 9, '09Occupation: manifesting Philippeans 4:8 From: US ; Joined: Aug '07; Posts: 5,944; Likes: 11,195Quote from sissiesmamaI 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).Sometimes I try to focus on a certain point in the room, or something on the patient - the iv site, ect.