Doctoring Health Care

Dear Nurses…Thanks

This came today from a social media stream.  It was penned by a hard-working conscientious nurse. “Somewhere right now, a nurse is getting yelled at for being late with meds, holding their bladder because they don’t have time to pee, starving cause they missed lunch, being puked on, pooped on, bled on, yelled at, and […]

Doctoring Knowledge Reflection

Thanks, nurses…

It’s late at night, the pain is transcendent and worse yet, I am tangled up in tubes in a sweat-soaked hospital bed. The collapsed lung, fractured ribs and chest tube have transformed an independent doctor into a needy patient. She answered my ring right away, coming to my aid quickly and with a warm demeanor, […]