Reader's Digest Ten Things You Didn't know about nurses.

A Reader's Digest article was posted and has an interesting list of 10 things you didn't know about nurses. What would you add? Do you think it's accurate? The list includes

  1.  Nurses are expected to know everything 
  2.  You don’t always know where you stand with patients 
  3.  Sometimes nurses have to disobey orders 
  4.  Nurses are taught that patients are their primary focus. 
  5. Nurses handle an abundance of bodily fluids (Duh)
  6. Families are demanding
  7. Nurses do a lot of heavy lifting profession
  8.  Nursing school doesn’t prepare you for everything 
  9.  Nurses often work beyond their scheduled time 
  10.  Nurses may be responsible for a lot more than patients

Although not specific to the ER, these are generalizations that include ER nurses. Here's the link for more.

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