Need some help seeing the lighter side of nursing? Sometimes you need only ask the patient! These four nursing jokes—from the patient’s perspective—will have you clutching your sides.
1. A guy fell asleep on the beach for several hours and got a horrible sunburn. He went to the hospital and was promptly admitted after being diagnosed with second-degree burns. He was already starting to blister and was in agony. The doctor prescribed continuous intravenous feeding with saline and electrolytes. A nurse came in, looked at the patient and whispered in the doctor’s ear. The doctor nodded and added, “You’ll also need to take a Viagra pill every four hours.” The patient, rather astounded, said, “What good will Viagra do me?” The nurse replied, “It’ll keep the sheets off your legs.”