Overheard from the nurses station IV
Family member (on cell phone in the ER): Yeah, as soon as they say mom’s okay we’ll meet you back at the bar.
Overheard by Wendy Herman
Doctor: The patient weighed 8 lbs., 16 oz. at birth [also known as 9 lbs.!].
Overheard by Christy Buettner Pacer
Nurse 1: Do you know Megan’s last name?
Nurse 2: Megan who?
Overheard by Jen
Patient (after hopping onto a bed and breaking wind): Oh, I’m sorry.
Nurse: That’s okay, it’s like music to my ears.
Patient: Well, what kind of music are you listening to?
Overheard by Lana Greene
Nurse 1: So he lost his site?
Nurse 2: No, he can still see.
(Nurse 1 was referring to patient’s IV site!)
Overheard by Stephanie Craig
Patient (on sign-in sheet): OMFG, my ankle hurts like WTF.
Seen by ALE
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