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Nurses Needed

  • Aired: 10/15/2009
  • 23:49
  • Rating: NR
By the year 2020, a nationwide shortage of up to 500,000 trained nurses could mean that hundreds of thousands of patients will receive less attention and substandard treatment. NOW on PBS takes a hard look at the strains this crisis is placing on the entire medical system, as well as innovative efforts to reverse the trend.
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Investigating an urgent health care problem -- a critical shortage of nurses.
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