Break a Leg, or Legs!

I was paged a run to an ECF for a femur fx. The pt proceeds to tell me that the nursing staff told her she had bilateral femur fx. After examining her and finding no signs of crepitus, deformities, swelling or pain on palpation the pt tells me she knows her legs are both broken because it hurt to walk down the hall to the nurses station a few hours ago. Even worse, the nursing staff was literally telling the pt that her legs were broken.

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