You don't look at the clock. You don't sit down. You don't look tired, or impatient, or frustrated. You act as though there's nowhere else you'd rather be than here, like nothing is more important than this moment.
After two months here, I can tell you -- Nuevo Laredo is not a destination hot spot. What was once a thriving border town has been engulfed in such extensive violence, it's become a ghost town. With violent ghosts.
Throughout history, the culture of medicine has revered the role of a physician as the core to patient care and medical recovery. Yet in my personal work experience, absolutely no care would be delivered without the critical role of a nurse.