These 8 Southern California doctors, nurses sacrifice to help hospitals fight coronavirus

“Before this, my job was interesting and fun,” said Nilu Patel, a certified nurse anesthetist. She basically performs the same tasks as a physician anesthesiologist, which happens to be her husband’s job. … Patel, 44, has been at UCI Medical Center in Orange for 11 years. … She works with trauma patients ….  “I presume everyone is COVID positive,” she said. “I still love what I do, but it’s much more stressful … I’m contemplating doing something else.”