any weak stomachs? - page 2
Hi all. I am a PRE- nursing student with *another question* :) Did any of you nurses have weak stomachs? I didn't really have one before I had my 2 little girls. I could watch/see/smell anything... Read More
Sep 22, '07Occupation: Med-Surg Nurse, Paramedic Specialty: 4 year(s) of experience in Med-Surg, Cardiac ; From: US ; Joined: Feb '06; Posts: 518; Likes: 249I get queazy with BMs. However I find that when I have a task to accomplish, even if it's wiping up a messy butt, I focus on the task it isn't quite so bad.
Sep 22, '07Specialty: Med-Surg, ED ; Joined: Jul '07; Posts: 1,607; Likes: 255oh god its the slurpy sound of suctioning a trach that does it to me....
The other day, I was wrist deep in a patient's sacrum packing a terrible wound and I had to stop for a minute....
But thats about it for me.
I always always chew gum and I think the mintiness helps.
Sep 22, '07Occupation: Geriatrics Charge Nurse Specialty: 32 year(s) of experience in Geriaterics ; Joined: Apr '07; Posts: 22; Likes: 6When I first became a nurse I had trouble when pts were trying to vomit, or I would have to suction them.. I have since gotten over that and nothing bothers me.. I now work with some CNA's and when a pt vomits they are holding their hand over their mouth and heading out the door. lol I told them some day they will get over it. :spin: