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  1. Unless things have changed, when I lived in SB (2003) nurses where paid 20% LESS than similarly expensive communities (i.e....
    Jan 9 '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. I was sent home halfway through a shift and put on strict bed rest by my midwife at 28 weeks due to strong contractions that...
    Dec 31 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I agree with above posters, especially about NEVER allowing ANYONE see my children without me or my husband being present......
    Dec 23 '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. I'm about to be a very bad patient. I'm due to give birth to my second child in the next 6 weeks. Had planned a midwife...
    Dec 18 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I work in NICU so not a lot of heavy lifting there;) As far as contact... it depends on the bug. No H1N1 or CMV patients but...
    Nov 12 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. "So we could be one-third lower, but we'd still be almost twice as high as Sweden... How does that work?" Sweden also...
    Nov 4 '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. I got the flu shot once and was sick for 5 months afterward. Of course it is an inactive virus but it can still deplete your...
    Sep 5 '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. My facility recently opened a whole unit dedicated for this purpose. We have 14 rooms that are currently being utilized and...
    Apr 14 '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Just another reason why newborns should always room in with mom. It floors me to hear how common it still is for babies to...
    Apr 1 '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. I used to be a Doula in Santa Barbara and attended many births at this hospital. It was a long time ago so I don't remember...
    Mar 1 '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. "Infants who received donor human milk were three times less likely to develop NEC (RR 0.34; 95% confidence interval (CI)...
    Feb 19 '09
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. I have read studies that state that formula fed babies are 79% more likely to develop NEC than EBM fed babies. With those...
    Feb 17 '09
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Obviously, from my user name, I was (am?) a doula before I became an RN. Every nurse I worked with as a doula was happy to...
    Jan 6 '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. I'm at a hospital in Central CA. Base rate $27.52 + $4.50 night diff + $2 weekend diff... oh, and this is the new grad rate,...
    Dec 23 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I'm so sorry to hear your plight. My heart goes out to you!!! I know you are a strong woman because you are a nurse. Don't...
    Dec 13 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What's the rationale your hospital gives? I've heard we have a new policy in our NICU that all babies get it, especially if...
    Jul 22 '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. I know this thread is a bit old but I just wanted to say that your words have helped me a bit. I am a new graduate nurse, 2...
    Jun 3 '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. There is a direct entry school in Seattle where you apprentice with a midwife and travel to Seattle for one week a month for...
    May 17 '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. I'm not sure if you're asking me or not but, no job yet. I whined to my mentor and she sicked the director of our nursing...
    Feb 10 '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. I'm in the same boat as you. I've been applying everywhere in and out of state and can't even get an interview. The closest...
    Feb 5 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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