The emergency departments of major hospitals are a whirlwind of activity, with many life or death…

The emergency departments of major hospitals are a whirlwind
of activity, with many life or death situations for patients who literally have
just come through the door. A young nurse recently said to one of the authors,
“There’s no time for care here. We are too busy; it’s life or death
interventions 24-7.”

a. What are some examples of how emergency room
professionals can demonstrate a caring response to patients?

b. Now do the same exercise in an operating room setting.

c. And finally, with a team working in a locked residence
for patients with advanced Alzheimer’s disease.