And on it goes. Baylor, who prefers to be called an “emergentologist,” says he’s become accustomed to the challenging dilemmas he encounters every day.
“At first, it was a little daunting,” he says. “The first time I had to decide whether a patient should be admitted or not, I almost cried. It was that stressful.”
“But after a while, I began to realize that, for the patients that were sick enough to be admitted, most of the real work would be done by the doctors who actually did the admitting – the ones who would actually be taking care of the patient and making them better.”
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