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When Nurses Say the Wrong Thing

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Davey Do has 41 years experience and specializes in Psych, CD, HH, Admin, LTC, OR, ER, Med Surge.

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Last night, while straight cathing a patient about my age due to urinary retention, I thought of jeastridge's article.

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The words are verbatim.

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RNNPICU has 13 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in PICU.

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SOunds like just digging in the hole deeper.

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TriciaJ has 39 years experience as a RN and specializes in Psych, Corrections, Med-Surg, Ambulatory.

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Me (providing peri care on a young postop gyne patient): "Oh, they gave you a really good shave prep!"

Patient:  "No, I did that myself."

Me:  "Oh, you wanted to save them the trouble?"

Patient:  "No."

Me:  (Silent as I finally catch on and shut up.)

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Davey Do has 41 years experience and specializes in Psych, CD, HH, Admin, LTC, OR, ER, Med Surge.

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4 minutes ago, TriciaJ said:

Me:  (Silent as I finally catch on and shut up.)

Caught on that the patient shaved herself due to aesthetic reasons?

I'm not trying to be funny or coy here, TriciaJ.

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TriciaJ has 39 years experience as a RN and specializes in Psych, Corrections, Med-Surg, Ambulatory.

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6 minutes ago, Davey Do said:

Caught on that the patient shaved herself due to aesthetic reasons?

I'm not trying to be funny or coy here, TriciaJ.

Yes, I was a bit slow on the uptake.

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PNW-RN has 6 years experience as a BSN.

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lol always call them "big guy"

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