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Role of nurses championed in getting correct diagnoses – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL


Thanks to Vernon Dutton (@nursingpins) on Twitter for this story:

“The role of nurses in figuring out the source of patients’ medical problems can’t be underestimated, a nationwide authority on diagnostic errors said Wednesday.State regulations and decades of tradition in hospitals and doctors’ offices may discourage nurses from offering their opinions on diagnoses for patients, but it’s clear that this situation should change, Dr. Gordon Schiff said during a daylong conference on patient safety at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.”We have to move 180…”

Source: Role of nurses championed in getting correct diagnoses – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL

About Big Red Carpet Nurse (1750 Articles)
Along with other stuff I enjoy that pays the bills (a plus!), I'm a budding nurse comic. I plan, like fake Opthomologist Rand Paul, to create my own professional organization solely so it will grant me a Doctorate. In my case, the org will be something like the AANC (American Association of Nurse Comics), and it will (trust me on this point) agree to make me the first ever DNC: Doctor of Nurse Comedy. I'll keep you posted!

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