Actual Sentences Found In Patients Hospital Charts - page 3

1. She has no rigors or shaking chills, but her husband states she was very hot in bed last night. 2. Patient has chest pain if she lies on her left side for over a year. 3.. On the second day... Read More

  1. by   andrewsgranny
    OMG I Love these!
    Sorry,...I cant come up with any better than these!:roll :roll :roll
    Way too funny!
  2. by   gwenith
    MAybe a Local thing but we refer to heat moisture exchange units (HME"S - you know the little adpators that go on tracheostomy tubes to moisten the air ) as "SWEDISH NOSES". Fell out of cahir onw day when saw written in a chart - patient breathing well through Parson's nose!
  3. by   RNIAM
    My favorite came from a "new" RN. Actual admitting note" Took strecher to ER to pick up pt. Brought pt to 207 window. No c/o"
  4. by   rebelwaclause
    ROTHFL, ROTHFL, #27..."Skin present"...ROTHFL!
  5. by   Teshiee
    I am in tears. oooh man! this thread is far the best. I can't stop laughing, hahahahahahahah
  6. by   rachel h
    Rather obnoxious patient, kept threatening to leave AMA... we all had our fingers crossed that he would. The doc wrote in his chart" Pt advised that he is living against medical advice." He He... Freudian slip, anyone?
    found on a patients chart while I was circulating a case
    in the H&P
    Mrs. Jane Doe pleasant to speak with and denies pain at this time , husband out of town.
    I busted out laughing in the OR , and questioned Dr of need to perform anal fistula repair lol
    He had to stop for a few minutes to laugh himself
  8. by   rnkim
    These are toooo funny,thaks, i needed a good laugh
  9. by   StrawberryBSN
    at my facility nurses are notorious for putting "d/i", that is "dry and intact" under the "color/temp" section. so that would read color = dry, temp = intact?. ha!