Men vs. Women - page 3
Why is it that male nurses tend to gravitate to the ER? I know women are also well represented in the ER, but it seems that whenever you talk to a male nurse (or nurse to be) they want to go to the... Read More
Sep 9, '01Why is it that male nurses tend to gravitate to the ER?...
We do? I thought that we went in for psychiatry and forensics!
Actually, I do the triage for mental health, AODA, and psychosocial presentataions in our Emerg department, but I work out of the medical ward, where the psych patients are cohorted along with general medicine. I also see surgical patients, if say, ETOH was involved in the MVA which brought them into hospital!
The majority of male staff at our hospital do ICU or medicine, and the two mental health nurses are male, but we have no men in Emerg. I do agree that the "no touchy, no feely" theorem would explain the ICU crowd!