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Some of his advocacy was absurdly shrill (nursing advocacy seen from a physician perspective, perhaps).
Yet even this extended plot arc ultimately decayed into a reinforcement of the idea that nurses are physician subordinates unworthy of being treated as equals, professionally or personally.Bailey says it's tough getting the insulin levels on track. Webber is reluctant, noting that the FDA has not yet approved the trial. Bailey notes that if they kill the patient, it could ruin chances for approval of the whole trial, but Avery persuades the chief, who says he will ask the FDA if Clara agrees. The show suggests that there is some "doctor-nurse protocol" under which nurses have to do whatever physicians say. Eli is joking, but also implying that physicians do automatically have some sexual power over nurses. He says sure, "until your next break." See the February 17, 2011 Quicktime clip in broadband or dialup speed.Later, we see Bailey explaining to Clara and her husband about the trial. (We imagine that all nurses just burst out laughing together.) In real life, nurses report to senior nurses, and although physicians clearly (and wrongly) have more power, there is no formal servant "protocol" that nurses defer to anyone. And she is clearly embarrassed not just by Eli's "dirty" conduct, but also by his status as a nurse. The March 31 episode "Song Beneath the Song" (by show creator Shonda Rhimes) is another one in which Eli's role is limited to that of Bailey love object.Over the years, we have been somewhat torn about what to seek from . (Bailey looks skeptical.) Because, you said you were gonna write him up. Bailey: Eli, save your high and mighty routine for someone else, now I'm sick of all these post-op complications. And it's not just because of my pretty face, it's 'cause I'm good at what I do.In theory, we would like the show to introduce nurse characters to reduce its wildly unbalanced vision of health care, in which physicians do everything that matters. The doctor who cured fistulas Eli first appears in the December 2, 2010 episode "Adrift and at Peace," written by Tony Phelan and Joan Rater, and his role in this one has a mainly clinical focus. Eli: I hate post-op complications more than you do, Dr. They're time-consuming, and messy, and make it difficult for me to check up on my fantasy football team as often as I'd like. Think about it--when's the last time you had a post-op complication with one of my patients?Bailey (still elated): I want all post-op drains removed on day 3 from now on unless I tell you otherwise. The characters on use some technical jargon, but it's really just a basic simulation to advance the physician superhero agenda. The doctor-nurse protocol The only other episode in which Eli plays any significant clinical role is the one aired on March 24, 2011 ("This Is How We Do It," written by Shonda Rhimes and Peter Nowalk). Evidently they have never seen a nurse speak to a patient's family before. You can call me Cro-Magnon, or old-fashioned, but that is not gonna stop me from taking you home to my bed tonight and showin' you what kind of man I am. His initial pep-talk of the dispirited Sean is clearly effective.
In one scene, Bailey and Avery walk into an inpatient room, where we see a weak patient, her husband, and Eli, who is doing something with the patient's arm. Perhaps that's because this may be the first time a nurse character has as ever said anything substantial to a patient's family on . And in general, he is going toe-to-toe with physician Bailey in the clinical setting, not cowering, slinking away, or expressing surly indifference to patient wellbeing--the hallmarks of the limited portrayals of clinical nursing that has had over the years. This babble could easily have come from a male physician in some past decade, and maybe that's part of the point, a feminist role reversal--though it's possible the show doesn't even realize that it's mirroring that traditional male-female contempt so closely.
It looks like it would never occur to Eli to share his knowledge with others or do a research study of his own so that many patients could be saved.
In fact, does he even know that he takes the drains out on the third day, or does he just do it intuitively?
Oddly, the scene actually overstates nurses' authority; surgeons typically prescribe the removal of these drains and nurses would not generally just remove them without first consulting the physician, though nurses do provide advice on when that should occur. Managing those irrational nurses can be such a drag! Physicians can complain to a nurse's manager, but nurse managers are the ones with the power to "write up" nurses in the sense that they can impose discipline on them. If we remove the drain on day 3 instead of day 5 we can reduce the formation of fistulas by 30%.
In any case, Lexie does not give up, but asks for help from her former lover Mark Sloane, a plastic surgery attending, telling Mark that a nurse hates her. Mark agrees to talk to the nurse in question, but in return Mark extracts Lexie's promise to meet him at Joe's Bar later for a drink. Of course, nurse managers do not exist on Avery: Well, he's right. April thinks he's "kinda hot" but wonders if you can "say that about a nurse." Lexie: "No." Bailey notices something in the charts. See, Eli took out a drain when he wasn't supposed to, and I was gonna write him up, because, he can't do that, but he did. Jonas Salk cured polio, Miranda Bailey is going to She practically skips out of the room, repeating "day 3." Of course, we like the idea that Eli's practice is the source of what appears to be a breakthrough in the prevention of fistulas.
Before long, Eli became little more than a hunky romantic / sexual interest for Bailey.