Poop, 18-hour shifts, and doctors’ handwriting: It’s literally the toughest job on Earth.
Firstly, they have to deal with far too much poop.
Oh, and they also have to categorise it by shape and mushiness: there's a whole chart dedicated to it. No one needs so much poo in their lives.
And touch it too. Not to mention various other fluids.
"Is this gloopy stuff bile, vomit, spunk, or canteen custard? Can't tell."
They see gross, alarming things EVERY SINGLE DAY.
This is actually a picture of a fake cosplay wound. All of the real gross things that nurses see were way too gross to put in this article. Go figure.