Every nurse likely knows the feeling. The patient’s vital signs are just a little off, she seems not quite herself, her breathing is slightly more labored. But on paper she looks stable, so it’s hard to get a doctor to listen, much less act.
"How to Quantify a Nurse’s ‘Gut Feelings’" is from the August 09, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Theresa Brown and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.