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the 9 things you never say to a patient


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On 4/8/2016 at 9:54 PM, ERDoc said:

Ma'am, I found your TV remote.


I have a feel this thread is heading in a downward trajectory very quickly,B)

Oh come on. We've all had that chest pain call where a therapeutic 12 lead resolved the patient's complaint (AKA we removed the offending Dorito).

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  • 3 months later...

I had a 90'sY/O lady once, who happened to have had an AICD placed back in the stone age. We got called for a fall...and I noticed quite a largely swollen area under her L shoulder. Not knowing she had the device, I made the mistake of saying "Ooooooh that's not good." :blush::blush:

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  • 8 months later...
On 5/7/2013 at 1:25 AM, runswithneedles said:

1. ive only dropped one patient

2. oops wrong drug

3. its okay your my first patient

4. ive never done this before, lets give it a try

5. *starting a 14 ga IV* little poke on 3

6. hmmm that doesnt look right

7. what the f*ck

8. oh Sh*t

9. oops



anyone care to add

I have my learner's permit.

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