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(Studio) Govt. medical experts said predicting surplus of 70,000 doctors in 10 years Shortage of nurses contrasted with surplus of doctors.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Atlanta, Georgia) Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, featured. Shortage of nurses detailed. [Intensive care nurse Audra BOURNEUF - complains about situation.] Nursing salaries said inadequate. [Ex-nurse Barbara COCHRAN - complains about pay.] [Ex-nurse Joan McKEE - complains about doctors' attitudes toward nurses.] Confrontation of nurses with hospital officials shown. [LA Secretary of Health George FISHER - talks about inability to find hospital nurses.] [American Nurses Association President Barbara NICHOLS - says people go to hospital for nursing care.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
- Hall, Bruce;
- Schieffer, Bob
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