12 Things You May Not Know About Nurses

Find out more ways nurses are improving the health of patients around the world.

12 Things You May Not Know About Nurses

Don’t underestimate the power of nurses. In the emergency room, a lot of time can go by without speaking to a doctor. It can be frustrating to have no quick answers, especially if you are in pain and in need of care. But whenever you need them, nurses are there to help. Nurses will frequently check in and take care of you for hours on end. They’re there for you through late hours when the doctors are gone, and are dedicated to ensuring your smooth road to recovery.

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Nursing Is Considered America’s Most Ethical Profession

The Gallup Poll keeps track of professions that are perceived as most honest and ethical. According to the poll, 80 percent of Americans rate the honesty and ethics of nurses as very high — about 15 percent higher than that of medical doctors. Honesty ensures a deep level of trust between a patient and practitioner.

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