Category: Nursing

BREAKING: Nurse Eats Lunch

Camden, NJ – An unbelievable event happened this weekend when a nurse ate lunch. It is thought to be one of only a handful of times in history that this has happened. Nurse X, as we will call her, is currently in a witness protection program due to the unsafe predicament she finds herself in after taking the lunch break. However, she agreed to talk to us about the groundbreaking occurrence.

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Nurse Claims Piece of Petrified Wood is ‘Hardest Stick’ of Her Career

Little Rock, AR – We’ve all had those patients who tell you they’re a ‘hard stick’ before you even have a chance to greet them. You know, the ones who claim to have had blood drawn from every vein in their body, and then some. One nurse, however, says a piece of petrified wood is actually the hardest stick she’s ever had.

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ICU Hires Wardrobe Consultants, Orders Designer Contact Gowns to Increase Compliance

(West Jersey, UK) – Around 90% of the patients in the ICUs at West Jersey Regional Medical Center were on contact precautions last fiscal year, but adherence to the strict isolation policy was far lower than desired.

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Quick, New Method to Measure Blood Pressure is Now Being Tested

Atlanta, GA – An exciting study is taking place at an Atlanta area hospital this summer which aims to decrease arm discomfort during vital sign measurements. Nurses will begin putting blood pressure cuffs on patients’ necks to evaluate their blood pressure.

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Negative 20 Gauge Needles Now Approved for Use in Hospitals

San Antonio, TX – Hypodermic needles generally range from very small sizes (34 gauge) to damn-near garden hoses (7 gauge). However, things are about to get even more exciting with this week’s announcement from a needle manufacturing company that they will soon release -20 gauge needles for routine use.

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BREAKING: Thousands of Decks of Playing Cards Found in Secret Casino Under Nurses’ Station

Las Vegas, NV – This week Washington State Senator Maureen Walsh caused a stir when she blew the whistle on nurses playing cards all day. This prompted an immediate federal investigation into the situation, and one hospital is reporting they found a secret casino underneath the nurses’ station full of countless decks of cards.

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