Looks like Mr. Administrator has some ‘splainin’ to do!
And I suggest he be straight with my colleagues, because a nurse can sense BS before it is even spoken.
I am not in management, and I never will be.
No, I am one of the “rank and file.” And right now, this member of the “rank and file” is hotter than hell.
What set me off?
A comment in a post on the Health Leaders Media website, entitled Top 5 Challenges Facing Nursing in 2012. The article, written for nursing management, refers to nurses as “rank and file caregivers” and disparages their understanding of the importance of the “patient experience” to reimbursement: Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at Emergiblog*
When things are done properly, infection is pretty uncommon in a plastic surgery practice. Surgery and infection are unfortunately related however and will co-exist at least occasionally even when everything is done correctly. This is just a fact of life.
People interestingly enough seem to believe that an infection is evidence of malpractice. Infection can be present when malpractice has occurred but by itself is not evidence of anything.
Minor infections can often can be treated and cause no long term problems. More serious infections can Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at Truth in Cosmetic Surgery*
Just heard a news story that researchers have identified three genes responsible for about 9 percent of stuttering. In the story, a woman who stuttered as a child and teenager and who now works with other stutterers was nearly in tears at the news. Her clients, she said, would be so happy to learn that their stuttering “wasn’t their fault.”
I’m happy for the stutterers of the world. But this story made me think about so many other things related to our health that we try to find an “out” for, something that makes it not our “fault.” The more we learn about the contribution of genes to human health, the more stories like the stuttering one we’ll hear. The thing is, our genes do not operate in a vacuum. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at A Medical Writer's Musings on Medicine and Health Care*