Story: Health practitioners

Two nurses at work

Two nurses at work

These two nurses are monitoring an elderly patient in hospital. One is checking his blood pressure while the other is recording the data. The device on his finger records his oxygen levels. His medication chart is visible in the foreground.

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Nurses and midwives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018