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10 Crazy Things Patients Say

Steve Berman | NursingLink

10 Crazy Things Patients Say

10. Are you married?

While this is less offensive than asking you to strip down, it’s still inappropriate. Nurses are in a position to help patients, which often gives the patient the illusion that there’s a deeper connection. While wearing a fake wedding ring is something some people do to avoid unwanted attention, the best thing to say in this case is, “I’m sorry, but it’s none of your business,” and then quickly change the subject to the patient’s condition.

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