Tuesday, April 17, 2007

30 posts in 30 days, day 14: foley




MICHELLE
You know, I know we do disgusting things all day long, but for some reason, there's something particularly gross about emptying out a patient's Foley bag.

ATTENDING
True. Well, you should be used to it. You have a baby.

MICHELLE
Yes, but I don't collect my baby's urine in a plastic bag and decant it into bottles. And I certainly don't take those bottles, put them up next to my face and squint, trying to figure out the exact volume of urine my baby has peed and whether or not I need to give him more fluid based on its color.

ATTENDING
Fair enough.

MICHELLE
Or at least I'm not admitting to it.

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