Do doctors have any idea what we nurses do? lol - page 3

As a pregnant nurse, the 12 hour shift is taking its toll on my body. My doctor looked at me with a straight face and said "can't you just put your feet up for 30 minutes every 3 hours or so?" Um,... Read More

  1. by   nervousnurse
    No. they. do. not.
    ......and, sorry you are having a hard time with the twelves----
    I cannot IMAGINE how hard running for 12 hours would
    be while pregnant....((( hugs ))) to you!

    "eatmysox"....WOW! That is awesome!!! I have NEVER seen a doctor willing to help like that! I used to work with a nurse practitioner, who LOVED to come out of a room and tell us "ummm......your patient just had a CODE BROWN" and sneer. I felt like they LOVED to tell us that, as if to imply "back when I was a lowly FLOOR nurse like YOU, I would've had to clean them, but now I don't HAVE to!".... (and yes, I realize that's MY interpretation of their sneer and maybe they weren't thinking that at all.....LOL!)
    Last edit by nervousnurse on Mar 25, '13 : Reason: added more info....