Yet another reason I've hidden from research all my life.
That, my dear, is why authorship needs to be decided BEFORE any work gets done. In writing. And yes, you do need to hold people to that.
I think the med student tends to do way more leg work than the resident because they are trying to get into certain programs. I've seen attendings than turn around & not give the student credit because if "too many authors"
I want to start a research project to figure out why all allergy patients are also raging hypochondriacs...I brought this up to one of the doctors that I work for, but I don't think that they took me seriously. I mean, come on, though! If I have to hear one more person tell me while checking in that their ragweed-triggered sniffles are ACTUALLY a symptom of terminal cancer, I'm going to lose it.Kate http://frontdesknothing.blogspot.com/