A New Center of Trauma? Irrationality and Healthcare

Recently Kendall Regional Medical Center initiated the application process to be given the right to operate a trauma center under its hospital. The Miami Herald reported on 04/16/10 (1) that Kendall Regional released the following statement “Supported by data that shows that Miami-Dade/Monroe counties need additional trauma services and the ever growing challenges that traffic […]

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Translating between two worlds: the contradictions of healthcare

When someone is training to become a nurse, generally speaking, they are taught that nurses stand between two worlds. Nurses are intermediaries between those who analyze and decide on treatments and those who get treated, in one way or another. Or anyway that is how things are supposed to work (the practice doesn’t work out […]

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