You are reading a thousand arguments, personal experiences, anecdotes that relate to the hospital staff; Chronicle punctually give a structure rather than another for cases of "malpractice". are always been a great supporter of Justice in broad sense, so are the first to declare that is right, indeed, dutiful, by the media, inform the people around the vicissitudes disastrous, harmful and gruesome happen in hospitals or in the private structures. but, and there are many "but", the malpractice is always existed. only a few years "the deal health" became public domain. from a few years the SSN has changed. from a few years the University education is changed and then the way to "do health" ... at least as for nurses. maybe not everyone knows that ... - nurses are graduates, now. - nurses are a few in relation to the needs real in public facilities. - nurses state are underpaid. - nurses state work in structures that do not allow them to perform their jobs in safety, independently, for the well-being of the people who attend. - nurses do rounds on rounds on shifts, sometimes be found, jump holidays if you a colleague is ill, fall from the rest that incumbent them to right after the nights if the child of connects has fever and you may not come to do the turn of the morning. - nurses do their work, one of the auxiliary, of socio health (because not all structures have, in fact, the OSS), of physical therapists, of nutritionists, doctors, .... - nurses filling cards on cards, to the PC or hundreds of sheets going to complete the folder integrated, for each individual patient passing in the Department. - nurses are "at the sbaraglio", clinging to that which is called competence and very often you in conflict with the call of duty and the physician, with the ignorance collective and internal organization of a Department or a structure. - nurses in some departments are alone at night, with 15-20 patients, of which some operated the same day. the medical Department there is no. it is at home and is only if called for an urgency. there is only the doctor guard present in hospital, which is in the emergency room and care all patients pertaining to a Department (es. all departments surgical). nurse shift please that the Lord to bed 1, worked at the language, has not complications at night, because there is the urologist guard down in the emergency room .... - nurses, in the morning, distribute drugs, medicano wounds and injury, Wash patients, help them to mobilizzarsi, running back and forth because while the Lady giusy, made the day before, rises and faints, the Lord to room next ended the transfusion, rose at the same time the young Luca to bed 8 operated recently and is to be put to bed, doctors disappeared, the connects is closed in a room to do withdrawals blood, the other is trying alone to put in bed a patient overweight without the help of none, relatives call you because the drip ended, "the grandmother want to the water", "the heating is too high", "but when pass doctors?"; sounds phone ... the radiology want to the patient who has to check that the stent is well-placed, the Pediatrics would like in 8 seconds a specialist to control the small child in tears that has stomach ache. arrives a doctor. silence .... patients sgattaiolano in their rooms, loaded of new and unexplained superpowers, no more painful, you put in bed and await patients (precisely) their turn to be visited. and nurses, that in all this are still around with pockets of blood, catheters, syringes, gloves, sheets, phones that sound ... run behind physicians and think how irritating that as soon as you get your doctor, patients not have nothing to say, no comments ... while up to 5 minutes before would satin to the ground the Department, would you paid for a pain reliever that is not prescribed and that he doesn't you can give (at the time). there is explains why do to nurses thousand questions pertaining medical and then to the doctor ask anything (Ah, right ... by not disturb Mr. doctor, of course!) but the nurse runs behind the doctor. "doctor, there must put the label of the patient. should pursue therapy Lady Red, the antibiotic Mr. Green and drops to sleep of the White. doctor remember that tomorrow Mrs. Mary will do the TAC ... the did sign consent? not? here it ...." Meanwhile sounds phone ... arrives shelter sudden. because in this Department gone are the beds available, and then the Lord has to be sent in support in another Department. and is put in bed, made the withdrawal, contact your doctor of his Department .... driiiiiiiiiiiiiiin. "nurse, mom can drink coffee?". "Lady a moment, are the phone!". arrives another patient from the operating room. the doctor calling for you to continue the ride. you have 2 arms, 2 legs, 1 brain numb ... move the patient operated by stretcher to bed, run in the room next to hear what says the doctor to the patient to be discharged, get on the fly the drip, the sphygmomanometer and fonendo, two gloves and run a arrange the patient just work. "then, nurse, coffee him I can give mom?". "it would be better than no Lady. it was made yesterday and has a probe in the nose join the stomach. it is not the case that drink, let alone the coffee" "okay, I ask your doctor". this for 8, endless, grueling hours! - nurses are not Bionic, but many patients think the opposite. - nurses, at times, are academics, researchers. never nobody arises many questions on nurses. nurses are a fact. the common opinion is that "have a vocation", the reality is that this "vocation" is used until the end of the administration and at some point loses value, meaning. nice words estimation of affection sometimes let from patients satisfied. there fill the heart. it is nice read letters to thanks, receive cakes or pastries from patients who are discharged and that you want to Express gratitude ..