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50 Secrets Nurses Wish They Could Tell You

Reader's Digest Logo By Reader's Digest Editors of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 50: 'We're not going to tell you your doctor is incompetent, but if I say, '<a href='http://www.rd.com/health/conditions/second-opinion-change-life/'>You have the right to a second opinion</a>,' that can be code for 'I don't like your doctor' or 'I don't trust your doctor.''—Linda Bell, RN, clinical practice specialist at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses in Aliso Viejo, California

This is what I mean when I say to get a second opinion

'We're not going to tell you your doctor is incompetent, but if I say, 'You have the right to a second opinion,' that can be code for 'I don't like your doctor' or 'I don't trust your doctor.''—Linda Bell, RN, clinical practice specialist at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses in Aliso Viejo, California
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