Tricks of the Trade

02004-08-25 | Uncategorized | 1 comment

Nurse:

Patients will occasionally pretend to be unconscious. A surefire way to find them out is to pick up their hand, hold it above their face, and let go. If they smack themselves, they are most likely unconscious; if not, they are faking.
via BoingBoing

Cruel, but effective… a list with a whole bunch of interesting tricks. I could have used the old potato trick before.

1 Comment

  1. Carol

    Well, if I’ve put the light bulb in myself I can usually get it out, but if a man has installed it, they must be afraid it will get loose I guess. Then I have been known to crack them getting them out. I’ll remember “the old potato.”

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