Tag Archives: Documentation

Top Nursing Humor Websites

Nurses always need a reason to find humor in the job.  Check out my top 3 choices for Nursing Humor These humor focused websites will serve up your daily dose of Humor without fail. Nurses Daily Dose : A compilation of humorous patient comments, submitted by nurses. Nursetoon : by Carl Elbing  Comic strip cartoons withContinue Reading

EMR Systems: From a Travel Nurse Perspective

There are multiple platforms that are used for EMR’s.  As a travel nurse, you may be exposed to many different EMR systems.  Which EMR systems are user friendly?  Which ones are most liked by the Travel Nurse? I asked this question of my readers and via several travel nursing forums and the responses that IContinue Reading

Disclosure of Medication Errors

1/17/13 #RNChat via Twitter We encourage transparency in the Health Care process between patients and providers. Why do we do a poor job of disclosure of medication errors?   [View the story "Disclosure of Medication Errors" on Storify] [hr] Several questions come to mind after tonight’s Tweet Chat: How do we turn reporting of medContinue Reading

Medical Charting Bloopers 9

Actual Charting Bloopers Description of hemorrhoids: “Big Time” Respirations deep and regular–no breath sounds. Abdomen soft, no liver or spleen (ed: you can’t live without a liver) Exam of genitalia was completely negative except for the right foot. Since the patient stopped smoking, his smell is beginning to return. She was unresponsive but still bleedingContinue Reading

Medical Charting Bloopers 8

Actual Charting Bloopers He had a left-toe amputation one month ago. He also had a left-knee amputation last year. Patient was released to outpatient department without dressing. The patient expired on the floor uneventfully. Patient discharged with prescription on foot. Patient seen in the floor. Examination reveals a well-developed male lying in bed with hisContinue Reading

Medical Charting Bloopers 7

Actual Charting Bloopers Further suggested that she avoid using toilet paper and use cotton underwear. He was advised to force fluids through his interpreter. She can begin to use the lawn mower, but no vaginal entrance. She is to refrain from sexual intercourse until I see her in the office. For his impotence we willContinue Reading

Medical Charting Bloopers 6

Actual Charting Bloopers “She got my instructions messed up and cut out all exercise and increased her sweets.” “Following the exam of her breasts we discussed the impending nasal surgery.” Since she can’t get pregnant with her husband, I thought you might like to work her up. The dermatologist made a recommendation for treatment ofContinue Reading

Medical Charting Bloopers 5

Actual Charting Bloopers “When she fainted her eyes rolled around the room.” “Prior to surgery she was prepped and raped in the usual fashion.” “He’s rather sedentary and drives a bust all day.” “This chubby youngster needs a slim adult to look up to as a role model.” “Both her old and new noses haveContinue Reading

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