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Archive >  June, 2011 XII, No. 6

Behind Closed Doors

Endangered Species?

Paula Watkins, RN, CNOR

You've probably heard the grim staffing studies on the state of surgical nursing, given an aging workforce and a shrinking pool of qualified replacements. Perhaps you've observed the trend firsthand. While these reports are certainly cause for concern, I wouldn't be much of an OR nurse if I didn't respond to the usual charges they level against our profession.

 
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