enema- is that oral or rectal? - page 2

:eek: I have been an RN for about 3 months now. Where I work we have an RN and LPN on the floor plus 2 aides. I am so use to the LPN passing meds that the night I had to pass meds, I made the... Read More

  1. by   nurseleigh
    This is still in the Nursing Humor thread, right???

    Just Checking....

  2. by   NurseDennie
    I figured that Tonya left out the part about the incident report and all that other stuff because it's not funny. I think we all know that stomach going down to the ankles feeling of "OMG what have I done?"
    I think it's called Go-Lytely because it uses electrolytes to mess up the water absorption in the bowel.
    (pained grin) I've had patients tell me that after the first few cup-fulls, it begins to taste like gasoline.
  3. by   NurseDennie
    Oh wait - that didn't sound right.

    I mean the part about dealing with your mistake isn't funny - and it was meant to be a funny, right? After you do all that you have to do and realize that no harm is done, *then* you see the humor.

    Don't want to tread on any toes unintentionally.