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AIDS and the Nursing Profession

AIDS and the Nursing Profession AIDS and the Nursing Profession Speaking Out on the Shortage and Care Issues By Kristin White lack of nurses means more work for those who remain and more opportunities for things to go wrong. Nurses themselves point out some of the shortcomings of their own hospitals when it comes to treating AIDS patients. Glen Karman, R.N., a former firefighter who now specializes in emergency room nursing at a large hospital across the river from Beth Israel, speaks with a mix of outrage and understanding about what he has seen at various New York metropolitan hospitals, large and small. who also have a right to proper care. It's a no-win situation. If the administration puts all the good staff people to work with AIDS patients, the rest of the hosthan any other factor, the epidemic of AIDS has highlighted the nationwide of nurses and some of the funshortage damental flaws in the American health care system. These facts about hospitals conspire, on the one hand, to make nursing less attractive for those who stay in the profession and, on the other hand, to make some institutions hazardous to the health of patients with AIDS. "The nursing shortage goes across http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

AIDS and the Nursing Profession

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (4) – Aug 1, 1989

AIDS and the Nursing Profession

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (4) – Aug 1, 1989

Abstract

AIDS and the Nursing Profession Speaking Out on the Shortage and Care Issues By Kristin White lack of nurses means more work for those who remain and more opportunities for things to go wrong. Nurses themselves point out some of the shortcomings of their own hospitals when it comes to treating AIDS patients. Glen Karman, R.N., a former firefighter who now specializes in emergency room nursing at a large hospital across the river from Beth Israel, speaks with a mix of outrage and understanding about what he has seen at various New York metropolitan hospitals, large and small. who also have a right to proper care. It's a no-win situation. If the administration puts all the good staff people to work with AIDS patients, the rest of the hosthan any other factor, the epidemic of AIDS has highlighted the nationwide of nurses and some of the funshortage damental flaws in the American health care system. These facts about hospitals conspire, on the one hand, to make nursing less attractive for those who stay in the profession and, on the other hand, to make some institutions hazardous to the health of patients with AIDS. "The nursing shortage goes across

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Mary Ann Liebert
Copyright
Copyright 1989 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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0893-5068
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1557-7449
DOI
10.1089/apc.1989.3.14
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Abstract

AIDS and the Nursing Profession Speaking Out on the Shortage and Care Issues By Kristin White lack of nurses means more work for those who remain and more opportunities for things to go wrong. Nurses themselves point out some of the shortcomings of their own hospitals when it comes to treating AIDS patients. Glen Karman, R.N., a former firefighter who now specializes in emergency room nursing at a large hospital across the river from Beth Israel, speaks with a mix of outrage and understanding about what he has seen at various New York metropolitan hospitals, large and small. who also have a right to proper care. It's a no-win situation. If the administration puts all the good staff people to work with AIDS patients, the rest of the hosthan any other factor, the epidemic of AIDS has highlighted the nationwide of nurses and some of the funshortage damental flaws in the American health care system. These facts about hospitals conspire, on the one hand, to make nursing less attractive for those who stay in the profession and, on the other hand, to make some institutions hazardous to the health of patients with AIDS. "The nursing shortage goes across

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Aug 1, 1989

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