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10 Funky Hospital Smells

Steve Berman | NursingLink

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3. The morbidly obese

The biggest people seem to have the biggest odors, too. Whether it’s bed sores or all the crevices caused by rolls of fat that aren’t cleaned on a regular basis, being extremely obese isn’t just a health hazard, it’s a hygiene-killer as well. It’s not easy to keep your composure when a patient’s weight prevents them from keeping up with proper hygiene. Even Dr. Bailey had trouble keeping a straight face on Grey’s Anatomy when a spider crawled out of an obese patient.

4. Abscesses

Anything that combines the words “pus” and “infection” is bound to smell terrible. Just hearing the word abscess conjures smells of something truly rotten. Enough said.

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    reggis

    about 3 years ago

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    I just hate hospital smells and the garbage smell, in fact I don't know which one I hate the most. Thank God that our local rubbish removal NJ service is functioning properly and we don't have to deal with old garbage disposed improperly. As for the hospital smells, they always give me shivers, they make hospitals even more unpleasant.

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    afterwop

    over 3 years ago

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    I remember the day when I took in the air of a hospital as a medical student for the first time, it turned my stomach. It was routine to admit medical students in the ICU for all purposes, as the wards were too grubby. Within a minute of entering the ICU I felt sick. Smells have a way of bringing back memories associated with them in an extremely vivid fashion. My mind got flooded with images of various times when my mother was hospitalized for Phentermine abuse. I felt so giddy, I had to step out and leave without visiting. Over the years I have got accustomed to ‘Hospital smells’ of all sorts. No issues there.

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    studentJoe

    almost 4 years ago

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    obviously when this article reffers to morbid obesity its not the little chart in the doctors office obese, its the "i need a cattle scale to way myself" obese

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    kandice101010

    almost 4 years ago

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    This little article seems a bit harsh.

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    shaunabphillips

    almost 4 years ago

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    I am considered "morbidly obese" and I don't stink! :(

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