10 things only ER nurses understand


7. Betting on a patient’s blood alcohol level.
Janine Vose

8. Patients who come in complaining of nausea and vomiting “20 times before I got here;” after they get pain and nausea meds they are demanding something to eat because they are “starving!” LOL!
Kim Drennen 

9.  Telling “normal” patients, “Don’t worry, he will be fine” as they look at you all worried as the patient next to them is going crazy and you are ignoring their antics!
Kelle Lawson 

10. Wondering whose life I may help save this shift!
Mark Streicher 

What would you add to the list?

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