Nurses tak­ing on ex­tra re­spon­si­bil­ity is healthy for ev­ery­one in­volved

7 Days in Dubai - - DEAR 7 DAYS -

In re­sponse to the let­ter ‘Are nurses tak­ing on the re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of doc­tors?’ (7DAYS, Sept 28), it seems that most hos­pi­tals around the world fol­low this prac­tice and it doesn’t seem to be wrong. Nurses col­lect com­plete info from the pa­tient and es­ca­lates it to doc­tors if the case is pretty se­vere. In most cases I be­lieve that get­ting sup­port from nurses is much bet­ter. A doc­tor may be busy with the surgery, they could be tired and im­pa­tient to col­lect info from pa­tients. My mother works as a nurse and I know the stress she un­der­goes but al­ways stays pos­i­tive at work to sup­port docs and pa­tients. She also ex­plains the tir­ing work of sur­geons. I re­ally do not feel that there are any is­sues if nurses take re­spon­si­bil­ity of

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