Do you have adblock enabled?
 
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Today)   Keep pedalin' that ship, young matey--it's time for your M ARRRRRGGGH I   (today.com ) divider line
    More: Interesting, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, nuclear medicines, Baylor College of Medicine, MRIs, radiology  
•       •       •

4834 clicks; posted to Main » on 27 Jan 2014 at 8:50 AM (2 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



14 Comments     (+0 »)
 
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest
 
2014-01-27 08:53:20 AM  
They need some clowns to push the cars. Frightened kids LOVE clowns.
 
2014-01-27 08:55:44 AM  
Why stop at kids? I want my pirates with drugs, too. How fun would that procedure be?!
 
2014-01-27 08:57:49 AM  

SecretAgentWoman: Why stop at kids? I want my pirates with drugs, too. How fun would that procedure be?!


But why is the rum all gone?
 
2014-01-27 09:00:03 AM  
I love stories like this.  The simple application of a little psych 101 to real, everyday situation to improve everyone's lives. It always seems so obvious in retrospect. It doesn't take much, but the result is a generation of young patients who might not grow up to have a crippling fear of hospitals and doctors.

I hope more children's hospitals follow their example.
 
2014-01-27 09:02:05 AM  
FYI:  ARGH is an expression of frustration, dismay, perhaps even discomfort.

ARRR is the piratical phrase you are looking for.

People that confuse these two should have to walk the plank.

/Why yes, I do give a damn about pirates.
 
2014-01-27 09:04:23 AM  
My son just got out of the hospital with pneumonia.  He was at CAMC Children's Hospital in Charleston, WV.  They were so awesome with stuff like this.  The CT scanner had cartoons on every wall so he was constantly entertained, batman visited him ( and the guy's costumed looked like it was from The Dark Knight).  All these things really helped his 8 day stay.

Glad to see hospitals doing stuff like this, especially for the kiddos.
 
2014-01-27 09:20:23 AM  
But why is the rum all gone?

Winner !
 
2014-01-27 09:28:44 AM  
The closest I ever got to this kind of treatment was one MRI I had done. Someone had taped a b&w xeroxed copy of a beach photo so that you could look at it during the procedure. I asked the tech, "Is this supposed to make me forget where I am and how loud this is going to get?"
 
2014-01-27 09:42:02 AM  

wolfdaddy74701: The closest I ever got to this kind of treatment was one MRI I had done. Someone had taped a b&w xeroxed copy of a beach photo so that you could look at it during the procedure. I asked the tech, "Is this supposed to make me forget where I am and how loud this is going to get?"


I have never considered myself to be claustrophobic, at all.

An hour in an MRI machine certainly made me rethink that.

Re: the story, I'd gladly donate some of those things to a hospital.  I bet that I could easily pick up ten of them at our annual neighborhood yard sale.
 
2014-01-27 10:31:51 AM  

markfara: They need some clowns to push the cars. Frightened kids LOVE clowns.


Particularly suicidal clowns.

cdn.splitsider.com

/warning: little cloth that says BANG! may not appear.
 
2014-01-27 10:43:12 AM  

NaziKamikaze: FYI:  ARGH is an expression of frustration, dismay, perhaps even discomfort.

ARRR is the piratical phrase you are looking for.

People that confuse these two should have to walk the plank.

/Why yes, I do give a damn about pirates.


I got the idea that subby suddenly needed a cat scan.  Might work either way.
 
2014-01-27 11:49:39 AM  

wolfdaddy74701: The closest I ever got to this kind of treatment was one MRI I had done. Someone had taped a b&w xeroxed copy of a beach photo so that you could look at it during the procedure. I asked the tech, "Is this supposed to make me forget where I am and how loud this is going to get?"


I forget what I got - MRI or Cat. But it wasn't in a tunnel, and the stupid thing was 1 inch above my nose. I think that's MRI... ANYHOW... There wasn't a single blessed personalized thing in the room (which was vast and almost empty) to give it any kind of humanity. Now the guy with the radioactive material, he was kind of fun in a "this is why they keep him in the basement" way. Everything else was oh-so-professional. Bleh.
 
2014-01-27 12:19:37 PM  
i1.ytimg.com

/Poor  Subby never finished his headline. He must have died writing it.
 
2014-01-27 03:46:22 PM  
What a pirate-themed nurse's outfit might look like in the adult ward...

 images11.yandy.com


Arrrrrr...
 
Displayed 14 of 14 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
On Twitter






In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report