Having a hard time with less hygienic patients - page 2

I know I am going to get scolded from everyone about this, but I have to share my issue. I've only been a nurse for a short time & the hospital I work for is in a rather poor suburb of Chicago. ... Read More

  1. by   CABG patch kid
    May be a bit off topic, but if the pt has a smell d/t reasons other than hygienic (like necrotic bowel, or necrotic anything for that matter) we put charcoal in a bedside basin and stick it under the bed. There may still be a smell but not as bad.