Beyond the sexy nurse: The 5 scariest Halloween costumes for medical folks
You’ve seen the Sexy Nurse and Zombie Nurse and Sexy Zombie Nurse costumes, along with the Sexy Doctor / Dental Hygienist / Zombie / Whatever stuff that’s lining the racks of your local HALLOWEEN BLOWOUT SUPERSTORE, right?
The heck with all of that. I submit, from long experience, that the following costumes will scare the knickers off of anybody at your unit party this year.
5. The GOMER (aka the Frequent Flier, Oh Lordy Not You Again)
Dress in normal street clothes. Carry a three- to five-page, single-spaced list of all the drugs to which you’re allergic. Laminate it or put it into a snazzy binder. Engage everyone at the party in long, drawn-out conversations about how one doctor or another just missed a malpractice suit when he or she removed your gallbladder/liver/brain/you-name-it.
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Agatha Lellis is a nurse whose coffee is brought to her every morning by a chipmunk. Bluebirds help her to dress, and small woodland creatures sing her to sleep each night. She writes a monthly advice column, "Ask Aunt Agatha," here on Scrubs; you can send her questions to be answered at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Agatha Lellis