There are some that, though manageable, are still incurable. But the average day involves very few weird and wacky cases. In the states we would get plastic surgeons in the ER for facial work. Amazing post Rachel, thankyou for sharing your experiences! Finding ways to navigate this with a patient is one of the hardest but also the most rewarding parts of the job. This doctor regularly gets mistaken for a nurse despite her name tag - simply because she is female.
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An American Nurse in a Ugandan Hospital
I did volunteer in Ugandan hospitals before college and agree with all you say. These patients will build up a resistance, which will cause problems later in life. This includes a teenager who wrecked on a bike. But we get just about enough to live on, and our jobs are secure. Great article, I lived in India for 12 years and ran an intensive care unit for babies. Reuse this content. There is a lot of garbage volunteering out there that does not get the dollar or the energy to the right hands.