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I Am An Emergency Room Nurse

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    I'm An Er Nurse

    I have been a nurse for 23 years and have worked in the ER since '91. I've seen a lot of tragedy, but mostly I've seen a lot more stupidity.
    joren joren 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    A Nurse most be the loving caring people on earth.. To put up with so much BS from that patient to family members . There hard work and dedication in saving lives should be...
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