Zachary Harmon 5/22/20 Lewis Blackman Part 2 NR 446 1. One of the characteristics that Helen Haskell ascribes to a good or professional nurse/physician is training and orientation. She points out that side effects of medications are one that is often overlooked and taken too lightly. Another characteristic that she points out is that nurses need to understand critical thinking and “know more medicine”. She points out an example of the nurse working on a care plan adamantly on a slow Sunday afternoon while her patient was going septic across the hall. In my experience I have seen a lot of medical professionals just going through the motions and not really bothering to think outside the box. They treat each patient not as a whole, but really as a means to an end, assuming that they will just get better and not have any issues. Clearly in Lewis Blackman’s story there were many critical oversights by the medical team that
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