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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

we interupt this blog...

***PUBIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT***

Attention all citizens:

The following are not emergencies:

1) bug bites - unless it have swollen to the size of a baseball

2) the fact that you cannot control your teenage daughter or son

3) you are fatigued or can't sleep

4) you want your son, daughter, brother, sister, etc. to get chemical dependency treatment

5) the condom broke

6) you are hungover

7) G tube not working

8) the cut is less than 1"

9) any kind of medication refill

10) menstrual cramps

That is all...go about your business.

10 comments:

Amy said...

are you serious? Wow.

Anonymous said...

11) Chapped lips

12) Athlete's foot

13) Skinned knees

14) Toothaches without facial
swelling

15) Acne

Tinyfeet28 said...

how a about any ache/pain that has been going on for years or months?

Beth said...

16) mild sunburn

17) kid with a runny nose


And yea, I friggin hate the G-tube stuff too. We get those at least a couple times a week (clogged, malfunctioning, etc), and it always pisses everyone off.

Skater, RN said...

18) Pregnancy tests

19) Burning with urination - drink some cranberry juice & a lot of water!

20) Any discharge below the belt, whether male or female.

21) Any chronic complaint.

Anonymous said...

Had a guy come in for a bruise on his tailbone. Had to take a picture of it with my phone and show it to him before he would believe it wasn't an abscess!

Anonymous said...

I just started ROFLing when I saw the title - PUBIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

You forgot an L there.

ThorMD said...

22. A rash that was there, and is now gone

24. I want you to take out my IUD

25. I want the morning after pill and I can't afford to buy it over the counter (but I have an iPhone and smoke two packs a day)

26. I ran out of tylenol for my baby and I want a prescription so the "state" can pay for it.

Anonymous said...

Drink cranberry juice for a UTI? Really? I have had frequent UTI's since I was a small child. I know to avoid scented toiletries and to urinate after sex. Despite all the precautions I take I still get UTI's several times a year. I usually go to my PCP for treatment. Twice in the last year I have been out of town and the town didn't have an urgent treatment clinic so I had to go to the E.R. since I was in so much discomfort and NO I never ask or take narcotics. I just want antibiotics. How is this a crime?

Anonymous said...

#24while my 2prepubescent boys watch (what is wrong with u get a baby sitter)