Amid nurse shortage, hospitals focus ...

Amid nurse shortage, hospitals focus on retention

There are 2 comments on the Corpus Christi Caller-Times story from Feb 15, 2009, titled Amid nurse shortage, hospitals focus on retention. In it, Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports that:

She lasted nine months. The stress of trying to keep her patients from getting much worse as they waited, sometimes for 12 hours, in an overwhelmed Dallas emergency room was just too much.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#1 Feb 15, 2009
This article should go out to all the idiots that think we just wipe assses for a living. The ones that think the doctors are the smartest people in the world because they have so many years of education than we do. For the most part that is the case then you get the ones that are only book smart and wouldn't know how to put in a foley using sterile technique if your lives depended on it.

Those are the docs we save your asss from. The ones that order 10 times the dose of digoxin or leave their sterile tools inside your abdomen after surgery.

Funny how when there is a crisis the first person the docs yells for is an RN.

"Oh is she crashing? Let me wipe her asss for you. That should bring her back to life....."


Vernon Hills, IL

#4 Feb 16, 2009
12 hours is WAY TO LONG for anyone to wait for emergency assistance. Too many people relying on evergency rooms to provide them with FREE medical care??? Ya think? Otherwise hospitals could actually AFFORD to provide adequate staff to handle emergencies in an expedient manner.(and if there was a REAL crisis, like a 9/11 ... how LONG would they need to wait?) I can see how these medical professionals get BURNED OUT.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

University of Portland Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Older men who purchase sex do so more frequentl... (Apr '16) Apr '16 Buffy 1
News Study dispels notions of 'no-holds barred' sex ... (Aug '13) Aug '13 Sybian Princess 2
News Hooking up: Are today's college students more s... (Aug '13) Aug '13 h m thakur 098763... 1
News The Truth About College Students and Casual Sex... (Aug '13) Aug '13 dhoni 2
News More sex on college campuses? Not really, study... (Aug '13) Aug '13 Anu 1
News I Don't Consider Prostitution A Profession (Apr '13) Jun '13 Teddybear99 11
News Grad Notice (Jun '10) Jun '10 Carolyn 1
More from around the web