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Am I the ONLY nurse who is afraid of the oxygen tanks? I know it sounds silly, but I cringe and jump back every time I have to get a new one and open it. Isn't that weird?:smokin:... Read More
Feb 13, '07Occupation: Paramedic Specialty: 23 year(s) of experience in Peds Cardiology, Peds Neuro, PICU, IV Jedi ; From: US ; Joined: Jul '05; Posts: 1,084; Likes: 466No, oramar, they wanted to show that the tank was under high pressure and chopped the top off, allowing the tank to literally fly thru concrete barriers.
Feb 14, '07Specialty: 2 year(s) of experience in Medicine ; From: CA ; Joined: Feb '07; Posts: 64; Likes: 8LOL. I just toppled over an O2 tank last night. Now I'm going to be paranoid that it'll explode. Thanks allnurses.com! Heehee.
Feb 14, '07Occupation: Childrens community nurse Specialty: 27 year(s) of experience in Range of paediatric specialties ; Joined: Feb '07; Posts: 50; Likes: 5I work in the community and found a new immigrant family with their O2 tank next to a couple of primus stoves they were cooking on . We'd ascertained that they wouldn't smoke around the o2 but not that they wouldn't cook with naked flame.