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5 Rules to Follow When Working With Doctors

Kathy Quan | NursingLink

Be the Eyes and Ears for the Physician

Rule #4: Be the Eyes and Ears for the Physician

You’ve painted a picture for the doctor to help her decide what to do next. If she needs additional information, she will feel confident that you can provide an answer and not hem and haw and waste her time. The doctor can make an intelligent decision about what to do next, such as visiting the patient to assess and explore the situation further, or offer additional medication and request an updated report at a specific interval.

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