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  • Joanne

    June 13, 2008 at 9:18 am

    Kim, I love the way you write!! I always notice that the “nurse” is the one that seems to do most of the work. I wait in the lobby for a visit with my ob/gyn for about 30 minutes. I spend time with the nurse for about 10 minutes. Then the ob for 5 minutes. Then I see the nurse again for another 15 minutes or so! I might as well have just emailed my doctor with a question and made an appointment with my nurse!

  • NP's Save Lives
    NP's Save Lives

    June 13, 2008 at 7:42 pm

    I totally agree with you regarding “not seeing the nurse”. The floor nurses are the ones that are doing everything for 12 hours and the patients complain that “I didn’t see anybody the WHOLE day!”

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My name is Kim, and I'm a nurse in the San Francisco Bay area. I've been a nurse for 33 years; I graduated in 1978 with my ADN. My experience is predominately Emergency and Critical Care, and I have also worked in Psychiatry and Pediatrics. I made the decision to be a nurse back in 1966 at the age of nine...

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