We all have patients who are vulnerable to miracle cures. Some credit vitamin supplements with the disappearance of suspicious breast masses. Others believe herbal tea labels that promise to promote bone or prostate health.
Buckling under the heavy weight of college loans and lured by the promise of six figure salaries, droves of young professionals steered their careers in the direction of Wall Street.
Nurses know the reality of the night shift. That nights and weekend hours claim increased rates of medical errors, complications, and patient deaths is neither surprising nor mysterious to them: there are too few healthcare workers, and those who are on duty are often overworked and exhausted.
I had planned to write an article about when, why, and how nurses should challenge doctors
Most of us have a few presumptions about the easy life of a school nurse. We think about enviable hours and summers off. After all, we reason, how hard can it be to dispense band-aids, Tylenol, ice packs, and hugs?
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Liz Di Bernardo