Is it a Genetic trait or a learned behaviour - page 2

Kind of like saying what came first the chicken or the egg, I know. Now I have worked ER for a very long time. And all those drug seeking patients of the past and present. Im now seeing their... Read More

  1. by   babynurselsa
    LOL True on both counts.

    I guarantee you I have WORKED sicker than some of the aforementioned patients.
  2. by   Ruby Vee
    we've become a society expecting instant gratification for all percieved needs. this, along with a sense of entitlement has produced a generation demanding instant fixes without having to work for anything. i can only see it getting worse, because those who don't value delayed gratification or hard work cannot be expected to teach such values to their children.
  3. by   Pat_Pat RN
    Quote from TinyNurse
    I don't think it's genetically inherited rather a learned behavior.

    On top of that, have you ever heard the mom (seen 10 times this year in the ED) asking "why don't you give her something for pain? she needs something for pain!!!
    She has a sore throat....?? Try TYLENOL.
  4. by   teeituptom
    Tylenol with codiene or hydrocodone you mean

    nowadays if it isnt narcotic it doesnt count