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WATCH: A rap video on the importance of hand hygiene

WATCH: A rap video on the importance of hand hygiene

As International Infection Prevention Week wraps up, we thought we’d take a look at the lighter side of infection prevention with a fun video all about the importance of hand-washing!

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Nurses Week FAIL!

We’ve collected tales below about the most insulting Nurses Week “celebration” efforts ever. Laugh (and cry) along!

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“Oops” moments nurses hate to admit!

Have you ever screwed up royally? Yep. So has every experienced nurse.

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You won’t believe these strange patient superstitions!

“I had a patient who swore that if she went into the heat, her breast milk would spoil…”

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Best of 2012: Our favorite humor lists for and about nurses!

Here’s a look back at our favorite lists for and about nurses in 2012…laugh it up and enjoy!

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A nurse’s letter to Santa

“I would like a charting monkey. I would name him Bongo, and he could ride on my back all day long…”

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Nurses have some crazy holiday stories

Here’s to celebrating those fabulous nurses who know how to improvise to bring on the holiday cheer!

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The top 10 worst scrubs fashion blunders you’ve ever seen!

No, we’re not talking about the spiral perm you wore back in the 90s! Scrubs readers recap some of the…err…interesting fashion moments they’ve seen around the unit.

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5 hilarious prescription transcriptions

You’ll never believe what the doctor okayed! Some are kinda wacky!

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The strangest thing my patient has ever done…

Patients may make the nursing world go round, but sometimes their behavior is a little weird! Read these hilarious stories from real nurses!

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Funny stories from the front lines: My code brown moments

Whether we needed two masks, a change of clothes or more towels than we’d care to mention, code brown stories are just plain funny to hear.

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A “winning” note of gratitude! We’re giving away a Littmann Stethoscope!

Thank your coworkers in the comments and you’ll be automatically entered to win a Littmann Stethoscope!

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What’s your work wish?!

If a genie appeared on your shift to grant you one work-related wish, what would you wish for?

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The top 10 weirdest things you’ve ever eaten for lunch on the job!

“Ice cream float…made with strawberry Ensure…very interesting.”

What’s your nurse curse?

What’s your nurse curse?

MedRelatives call for a second opinion after seeing their doctors. Friends want free medical advice. It doesn’t stop there. How do you handle it?