Another story being run by MSNBC states that 1 in 5 nurses quit within their first year of service. Once considered a product of the over-worked, under-paid emergency services field, it seems as if the longevity and retention of nurses is reaching alarming rates.
This article is worth the few minutes it will take to read. I think it will open your thoughts to the situation in the Nations emergency departments.
On a final note, things that make you go HHHMMM...
"Many novice nurses like O'Bryan are thrown into hospitals with little direct supervision, quickly forced to juggle multiple patients and make critical decisions for the first time in their careers."