Rudest Words Used By Patient's Family
I still remember that incident, which happened 4 years back, when I was working in Cardiac ICU. We were unable to revive a MI patient, who had sudden heart attack, while talking with the family members during Visting hours. I was the primary nurse, looking after that patient, when patient had cardiac arrest....
Family Members, who were in the stage of Anger, shouted at me telling that " What a Nurse you are, when you couldn't save our father... Are you trained enough to work in ICU???? If yes, get back our father"...'
I was stunned by their words, but turned back mutely, thinking that in such a stage 'Silence is better than Words....'