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Davey Do has 35 years experience and works as a Behavioral Health RN.

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I'm not talking about, as Steve Martin quipped, "Spanish and Mexicans", but those who find pleasure in inflicting and receiving pain- sadists and masochists- S & Ms.

I'm attempting to get my head around the behavior of some nurses' recent behaviors. "S" refused to intervene in a patient whose status was in a state of decompensation and "M" responded favorably to being instructed like a dog, in one word commands.

There was a recent thread where a student nurse questioned the reason why an attending nurse refused to respond with comforting measures to an aphasic patient who was in obvious distress. I came  up with a few reasons which were based in feelings such as power, apathy, and fear.

But what if S gets pleasure from seeing a patient in pain? What if S, seeing a patient in pain, like one of Pavlov's dogs response of action/reaction, gets a rush of endorphins as a result? 

And on the other side of the spectrum, what if M does things that causes others to react negatively toward her? What if she too gets a rush of endorphins from conflict with others?

Just some questions for consideration; food for thought.

Speaking of food, I'm hungry!

Anybody got any M & Ms?

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Davey Do has 35 years experience and works as a Behavioral Health RN.

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M has poor boundaries and has been smitten by the hands of the almighty administrators a couple of times in her short sojourn at WRMC, yet continues to push the envelope.

When M attempts to push those boundaries, or fails to focus upon her duties, I found that one word reminders are an effective device to get her back on track:

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GrumpyRN has 35 years experience and works as a Retired Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

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Hmmmm.... I may be getting a bit dyslexic (or just old) but when I read the title I saw M&S nurses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekpBrywvRpo

I immediately thought, "this is not just a nurse, this is a Marks and Spencer's nurse. 😂

 

PS, never mind M&M's, M&S do their own range of sweets (candy) which are much, much better.

 

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Hadassah16 has 1 years experience as a BSN, RN.

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Davey Do and GrumpyRN you all are remarkable!😀🤣

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Davey Do has 35 years experience and works as a Behavioral Health RN.

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9 hours ago, GrumpyRN said:

 M&S do their own range of sweets

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Daisy4RN has 20 years experience.

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And then there are those other S&M employees. Skirters and Manipulators. They spend more time and energy trying to get out of doing work then they would have spent just doing the work. Ugh 🤦‍♀️

Now where are those M&M's

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K+MgSO4 has 10 years experience and works as a nurse unit manager.

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13 hours ago, GrumpyRN said:

 

PS, never mind M&M's, M&S do their own range of sweets (candy) which are much, much better.

 

God I miss M&S food!

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Katillac has 18 years experience as a RN.

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And here I thought this was going to be a thread about fashionistas, you know, the Stand and Model nurses. I ain't nearly freaky enough for this crowd.

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Davey Do has 35 years experience and works as a Behavioral Health RN.

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40 minutes ago, Daisy4RN said:

And then there are those other S&M employees. Skirters and Manipulators.

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Def not what I thought of when I saw S & M 😅 but an interesting theory nonetheless

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donsterRN has 10 years experience as a ASN, BSN and works as a Registered Nurse.

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How bad is it that my mind went immediately there?  Whips, chains, leather,...!

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TriciaJ has 35 years experience as a RN and works as a Retired.

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On 3/12/2019 at 5:10 AM, GrumpyRN said:

Hmmmm.... I may be getting a bit dyslexic (or just old) but when I read the title I saw M&S nurses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekpBrywvRpo

I immediately thought, "this is not just a nurse, this is a Marks and Spencer's nurse. 😂

 

PS, never mind M&M's, M&S do their own range of sweets (candy) which are much, much better.

 

There is (or was) and Marks and Spencer at West Edmonton Mall.  Once when in the area, I was given the assignment by a Liverpudlian coworker to procure for him some Melton Mowbray Pork Pies.  He has long since moved back to England, so I imagine he can get them whenever he wants.

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