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Female Doctor Referred to as a Nurse

  • Simiao Li
  • Michael Gisondi
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Abstract

This chapter contains a scenario in which a female physician is misidentified by the patient as a nurse. Pearls for communication and pitfalls to avoid are addressed.

Keywords

Female attending Nurse Male nursing home resident 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simiao Li
    • 1
  • Michael Gisondi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineThe Ohio State University Wexner Medical CenterColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Emergency MedicineStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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