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By IrishIzRN, BSN, RN

Joined Jul 25, '06 - from 'Somewhere over the rainbow...'. IrishIzRN is a RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC. She has 'A whole bunch...' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'L&D, Antepartum, Lactation, Pediatrics'. Posts: 1,292 (32% Liked) Likes: 1,088

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  1. Where did you hear that?? Clinicals are nothing like that. It's more that people are scared because of the gravity of...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Just thinking about how I have a kid heading to college soon, and we're figuring out ways to pay for it, after scholarships...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. It occurred to me when reading this post, that the sick woman is using her dead daughter as a life size 'dress up' doll.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Probably much of the OP's original ire came about because of the impression she was getting from the OT-Wannabe, that...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. At my hospital the only people that don't have their last name on their badge are those that work in psych, and ER.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. UK standards are more strict than US. This patient is brain dead in US or UK. I don't know why this is so difficult for you...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Conqueror, really!????!?? I think that we ALL (the sane amongst us) know EXACTLY what we would do in this situation. Red...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. You think milking strangers for sympathy money, and then spending it, not on your daughter's care, but on Michael Kors bags...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. This was posted before in another thread. It's really interesting. A brain dead child's body was kept artificially...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Sadly...yes she is. She fits no criteria for PVS and fits criteria for brain death. Her major organs are being...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. And what a waste of it. Think of what that strong young heart could have done for a living person who needed it.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. I disagree! In a case of pvs, perhaps it isn't easy, but this isn't pvs, the girl is dead! It makes send to want more...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. I was wondering when someone would start screaming racism. Why is it that when nothing else gets (or continues to get)...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. It's very unfortunate that whatever experience with a chiropractor you may, or may not, have had has gotten you so upset. I...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. You really didn't have to dig up some research, I was joking you know :) I think that your example here is rather...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Just curious, when did the United States become the end all be all of scientific research or opinion? Just because the...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. SubSippi, this is an honest question: how is it that just looking at the act of infant circumcision itself, which is...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. This is just weak. I never had the choice. My husband's parents took it away from me, and him. I love the man that is my...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What about the phrase "the benefits are not great enough to recommend universal newborn circumcision" do you interpret to...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. This post is starting to sound very much like attacking the poster, rather than the issue. One does not have to be published...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. There doesn't need to be scientific research for this statement: A man who has never possessed a functioning foreskin,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Good lord, you are punchy for 6am. Nobody's writing their dissertation here. Glad to see you dropped ACOG as your list of...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I actually wrote a paper on the topic back when I was in midwifery school. I did a lit review and everything. The results of...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I don't think its a major issue either way but I think it's non sensical to use circumsicon as a way to avoid a relatively...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Having seen this procedure performed and the bleeding that can occur afterward (had an emergency during my preceptorship r/t...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. If the benefits supposedly outweigh the risks then WHY are we one of the few developed countries who still perform this...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. You posted a poll. That is a request for opinions.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. RK has a point.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I don't know that it's more painful, only that when the child is older, they can actually VERBALIZE the pain.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Not all the way down to the base. It slips down over the glans with thrusting, sure. But it's still all inside the vagina....
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. At risk of TMI - my husband is intact (and is in fact the first intact man I have been with). I have found no difference in...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I am so glad that more and more health care professionals are speaking out against routine infant circumcision! In my 14...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Your statements that most HCPs couldn't care less (that's the correct way to state it) if a man/boy is circumcised, and that...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I'll give it a try. This is my main concern, in fact it's the entire basis for my objection to circumcisions of...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. You've clearly never been the parent of an intact son. I've had to tell doctors and PAs to get their hands off both my sons...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. It is thought by many? I wonder why you brought this up? To me it begs the question, are you one of the many? I can only...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. My son will most certainly be presented with the facts and will be allowed to make the decision for himself. And we will...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I was actually happy to see u can infer from this new CDC information that a teen boy could consider circumcision if he...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. And with that, I'm out. I have a busy day planned of cleaning my young son's foreskin, since it's such an arduous and time...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Female circumcision will prevent clitoral hood cancer. (this is in response to WBTCRNA's statement that there is no...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. As a mom to an intact male, the majority of this thread makes me smile. Thankful for nurses who realize that the foreskin...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Unfortunately i do not call buying perrla a waste of money. It is a money and time saver for me. I would rather spend more...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  43. Easier hygiene - females have a whole lot more moist, bacteria-trapping genital tissues. When do we start removing labia...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I'd argue that male circumcision was originally intended to control sexuality too. Why should a man have to settle for a...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I seriously hate this argument. If a woman gets roofied, she won't remember being raped. Does that make it okay for...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. European doctors were quick to criticize the AAP for allowing cultural bias to influence their policy statement.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. And would you feel the same if the parents wanted to do an infibulation on their infant daughter?
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. It makes me angry. I hate RIC. I have read the African studies on HIV prevention, and I think it's fallacious to compare...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. ExpBrittany, perhaps if you repeated your same arguments at least 3 more times, people will agree with them. Emphasize said...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. I fail to see what your point in attacking me is. Like what did you get out of it? Were you bullied by someone and are...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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