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Health Care Professionals: Behind the Scenes

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  • A 2009 study estimated the average U.S. citizen to have 9.2 surgeries in their lifetime. Any one of them could alter or end a life. The importance of your choice for a surgeon cannot be overstated.

    Choosing a Surgeon, Simplified

    Choosing a Surgeon, Simplified

    by Leland Johnson4

  • Anesthesiologists are medical doctors who specialize in the care of patients before, during and after surgery. Whether the anesthetic is routine and easy or emergent and life-threatening, the anesthesiologist is with the patient the whole time they are in the operating room.

    A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist

    A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist

    by TahoeDoc13

  • At some point, most of us need to see a doctor, so it's important to be prepared with the names of a few good medical providers we trust and feel comfortable with. What characteristics should we look for in a good doctor? How can we find a good medical professional?

    7 Characteristics of a Good Doctor and How to Find a Good Doctor

    7 Characteristics of a Good Doctor and How to Find a Good Doctor

    by Geri McClymont9

  • How does nursing staff ratios affect patient care? How are ratios affected by nursing leadership as compared to nursing management?

    Nursing Staff Ratios

    Nursing Staff Ratios

    by Vince0

  • Nursing aides or assistants are an important part of the healthcare team. In this article, I will provide some helpful tips on how to do your job effectively and be a well-loved and respected aide.

    Professional Etiquette for the Certified Nurse's Aide

    Professional Etiquette for the Certified Nurse's Aide

    by Jayme Kinsey24

  • Keeping secrets is only one of the things that nurses do best. From test results to warding off bad spirits, this article reveals why nurses do what they do and what to expect in the hospital.

    10 Things Nurses Don't Want You to Know

    10 Things Nurses Don't Want You to Know

    by Kelly (Brown) Wagner219

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