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10 Crazy Things Patients Say

Steve Berman | NursingLink

10 Crazy Things Patients Say

7. Have you ever done this before?

This is a question that doctors face more often than nurses, but nurses have definitely heard this idiotic query. It’s like patients think this is the first time a nurse has drawn blood, taken a blood pressure or seen someone with a painful condition. While part of being a nurse is making patients feel like they’re being paid attention to and they aren’t just a number, it can be tough to avoid seeming insulted when a patient asks a question like this.

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