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8 Things Nurses Should Never Say to Doctors

Marijke Durning | NursingLink

8 Things Nurses Should Never Say to a Doctor

Verbal communication is a big part of nursing. As in any workplace, be it the halls of the hospital, or the four walls of a cubicle, we should always watch what we say. Our message isn’t always received as we intend them to be. It’s not so much about hurting someone’s feelings, as it is to become as effective and efficient as we can be, especially since much of our communication with doctors and other health care professionals occurs during busy times or emergencies.


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Marijke Durning

Featured Author: Marijke Durning
Marijke Vroomen-Durning has been an RN since 1983 and although she has been writing since the mid-90s, she continued to work clinically until last year. Her passion is patient education and helping the general public understand the medical world by translating medicalese into real-life language. Marijke’s popular blog, Marijke: Nurse Turned Writer has been the catalyst for her career as she now claims the number one spot in Google searches if you type in “Nurse writer.”

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