Tag: nurse

Blog Posts (4)

June 24, 2011

Patients Gifting to Providers: Ethical or Suspect?

Art Caplan asks this very question in his MSNBC column this week. When a wealthy recluse died at the age of 104, to whom did she leave her fortune?…

August 5, 2010

A Patient Is Rescued, From Melodrama

Theresa Brown, R.N. is right to point out on Tara Parker Pope’s Well Blog that most depictions of health care on television are sensationalized, over-dramatized, not particularly realistic characterizations of health care today.…

December 16, 2009

Nurses, Doctors Rank Among The Most Trusted Professionals in Society. Who's At The Bottom? You Guessed It. Joseph Lieberman and the Gang.

You might be surprised to learn that nurses (and healthcare professionals generally) are among the most trusted members of society, according to the annual Gallup “Honesty and Ethics of Professions” poll.…

April 20, 2009

All in the Family

What to do when you are the doctor, NP or other kind of health care provider and your relative comes to you and asks for a diagnosis, prescription or other kinds of care?…