i just started my first nursing job this month and i have already been grossed out. Last night I had a pt that had surg for tounge CA. unable to get up she poo... in the bed ( which i have no problem with) but she put her hand down there (while i was getting some more sheets) and proceeds to wipe it all over her inc. on her face. I told her to stop and cleaned her hand and face then while i wet another wash cloth she did it again.
now i wouldn't be upset but she was alert enough to follow commands and when i told her that i would have to get an order for restraints to protect her from infection.. she started cooperating. Go fig!
these other stories are soooo gross.... especially the earwax:imbar