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I Am An Emergency Room Nurse

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    I'm a nurse and I work in the ER

    for more than 4 years now. Two months ago I started working in a government hospital here in the Philippines. This stint opened my eyes to the healthcare system of my country. My heart breaks every time I encountered patients who can't afford the proper healthcare and I can't do...
    dhanagurl dhanagurl 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 7

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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 3 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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