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4. Both get good at searching for information. Detectives and nurses must know what they dont know and know where to find it. Detectives go to the public record. Nurses go to the patients chart.
In recent times we have witnessed quite a few reports of malpractices by doctors and nurses alike. Shocking as it may be negligence and malpractices are rising at an alarming rate. Being medical professionals and having have taken the oath of Hippocrates, it is extremely shameful and dangerous for licensed professionals to act this way.
This concept of and societal attitude to medicine and its practitioners have survived till today, with medical practitioners being regarded as next to God in the matter of the preservation and sustenance of life and health.
2. Both need to cultivate an eye for detail Detectives observe their surroundings carefully, even when they think there is nothing special to observe, because they never know what might end up being important to solve their case. Nurses observe even the littlest thing about a patient because they know every bit of information may make a difference in that patients care or recovery.
Did anyone ever tell you that you are persistent? Instead of making your hackles rise, treat this as a compliment. The reason is that as nursing professional you are expected to be persevering and persistent. The nursing profession has never been for the weak of heart. One has to have an iron will in order to survive and succeed nursing.