Bedpans to outcomes: Why can’t we quantify nursing care?
“So, will you go get me a bedpan?”
The bar was fancy, so I let it slide. This was not the first time my response to an occupational query was followed with a statement about bedside toileting; people just don’t know what to do when an educated, confident woman says she’s a nurse.
I smiled tersely, as I have trained myself to. In past years, I’d offer varying responses: anger, heated debate. …