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From the Ted Talk by Carolyn Jones: A tribute to nurses

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We live in a cmialcoetpd time when it comes to our health care. It's easy to lose shgit of the need for qautliy of life, not just qnttuaiy of life. As new life-saving technologies are created, we're going to have really complicated dcisiones to make. These technologies often save lives, but they can also prolong pain and the dying process. How in the world are we supposed to nvitaage these waters? We're going to need all the help we can get. Nurses have a really unique relationship with us because of the time spent at bedside. During that time, a kind of emotional intimacy develops.

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We live in a ___________ time when it comes to our health care. It's easy to lose _____ of the need for _______ of life, not just ________ of life. As new life-saving technologies are created, we're going to have really complicated _________ to make. These technologies often save lives, but they can also prolong pain and the dying process. How in the world are we supposed to ________ these waters? We're going to need all the help we can get. Nurses have a really unique relationship with us because of the time spent at bedside. During that time, a kind of emotional intimacy develops.

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  1. navigate
  2. quantity
  3. decisions
  4. quality
  5. complicated
  6. sight

Original Text

We live in a complicated time when it comes to our health care. It's easy to lose sight of the need for quality of life, not just quantity of life. As new life-saving technologies are created, we're going to have really complicated decisions to make. These technologies often save lives, but they can also prolong pain and the dying process. How in the world are we supposed to navigate these waters? We're going to need all the help we can get. Nurses have a really unique relationship with us because of the time spent at bedside. During that time, a kind of emotional intimacy develops.

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