There is nary a seasoned nurse who would dare show up for a shift without a nose saver, like a few Halls cough drops tucked away in the pocket.
Goodness knows there are all too many opportunities for icky smells to drift into a nurse’s workday.
Break out the peppermint oil and get a whiff of our top ten list of worst smells in the hospital!
10. Alcohol swabs
9. Benzoin tincture
8. Tube feeds
7. Cafeteria food
5. Code Brown
3. Vascular wounds
2. C. diff
1. GI bleeds
How did we do? Did we miss any? Share our own list in the comments section below.
This article was republished with permission from SCRUBS Magazine.