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  1. Hello, I am currently going through fertility treatments to try and conceive and have been a L&D nurse for 2 years. I...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. @monkeybug I did my clinicals during the LVN program in L&D, I remember it was such a great place. Unfortunately the...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Yeah, that was ****** of me, eh? Sorry. Really. It's that some of your responses sounded so condescending that I put my nice...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Did you mean plagiarism Klone? :) I normally wouldn't point out such a blatant grammatical error but she comes across so...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Homebirth 4 times more likely to cause fetal death. Please note that this is a US study. Any study conducted outside of...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Which is why I am in support of all homebirth midwives being certified. Preferably, CNMs. Of course, for that to happen,...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Klone, low risk women have babies who crump for no reason at all at or shortly after birth. Low risk women hemorrhage, have...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. You know, women who birth in the hospital throw themselves at the mercy of whatever L&D nurse she gets, whatever OB happens...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. I guess that's a matter of opinion. I happen to think choosing to birth at home is extremely risky even for "low risk"...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Hate to tell you, but as a Caucasian woman and nurse who ended up with a very unpleasant AA OB, when I asked intelligent...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. The thing about birthing plans are that they are contracts as to what all parties will expect from each other. There is one...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Most of these birth plans are simply funny and I'm telling you why. Most of the people who choose a birth plan are new...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. I don't work in L&D but as a nurse I feel we need to be able to vent & have a sense of humor about things. If we don't, the...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. I have never seen this. I thoroughly enjoy when my patients ask me questions, regardless of race, because it sows they...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. I caught a little bit of a reality show the other evening, and one of the people on it said that if things didn't work out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. actually you have no choice, you must report, or you are complicit with violation, and they could cite you for that!
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  17. Please get off the fence. You have an obligation to advocate for your patient(s). You must notify the appropriate...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  18. Agree - report it via the compliance line. This information is routed to channels outside the influence of your nurse...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. I would call the compliance line. It's not retaliation. It's part of respecting your patients privacy.
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  20. my manager is the only one in the hospital that comes in after 7 am (I was a float nurse for a while and was on all the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. While there's a lot of talk from management that occurrence reports aren't supposed to be considered punitive, their actions...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I'd really like to hear what facilities REALLY do. Not their "policy," but reality. I remember my old facility changing to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. As for the smoking issue, the OP may well have been within their policy to allow it. Every hospital I've worked for has...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. If patients got discharged for lying, we'd have very few patients. And in this case, one could argue that the patient simply...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I suspect withholding the pain meds was a punitive action, decided upon when the pt felt well enough to go out and smoke. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. When I moved to New England I had NO IDEA what a Johnnie was (a patient gown). Where I came from people asked where the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. Had a cute elderly British lady tell me she wanted to wash her "undercarriage". :-)
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Aw, you could educate them until you turn purple; some people just don't listen! They are told to put NOTHING in their...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I think it must be regional then. I've seen cardiac surgeons fly into fits when some brand new resident refers to a CABG as...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Not only does excess fluids cause latching issues, but it dilutes the hormones needed for stage 2 lactogensis, then you get...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  31. I just heard on the news. The supervised scheduled weekly visit with their daughter has just been canceled by DCF. This is...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  32. I've been following this case closely because I'm from CT....and everyone in my Facebook feed seems to have an opinion. I...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  33. IN the second part of that articel Her TUFTS doctor statedThis is not children's first rodeo
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. One of the few things I disagree with you about dear friend. ((HUGS)) I think the kid needs to be evaluated by an...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. put yourself in his position, would you be particularly charitable towards persons who, as far as you are concerned have,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  36. Oh! that nurse would have been dead meat! lol
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. At my facility, I love how we are always told it's a "universal working place." Universal meaning nursing does our job,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. My favorite so far on my new(isn) floor is when an intern came walking out of the physician's office (a little room behind...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. And I heard it called an op site. (pronounced "awwp site"), we have PRN's, and saline locks
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. Do you even live in Texas? Have you ever lived here? As a Texan I find this comment offensive and false. Before...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  41. Never heard of "Accuchecks" until I moved here, I say "per diem," we don't have a "DON" (although I'm not sure what our...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I'm thinking it's more of a jab at the offending fit-thrower that can somehow find the strength to rein in their worst...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. The Nurse NEEDS much more professional distance from the patients. People have gotten way too familiar and disrespectful of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. I had a pt sink her teeth into my forearm, wouldn't let go. Was she stressed? Were her coping skills out of whack? should...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. I think Kooky was just trying to emphasize that the public lashes out on people who have the least amount of prestige and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Oh, and lawyer up. Get legal advice about any claims you might need to make in the future, as well as pressing charges...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. I am still stuck on the fact you were choked and assaulted by a patient and still had to do an admission on a patient before...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  48. Do you think taking a self defense class might help you feel a little safer? I know it can't erase what happened, but maybe...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  49. When I worked in LTC, I had a resident that was a lot like the OP's. He was confused and had c-diff. Our administrator...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  50. The heck!! So make sure the DON is there to perform heimlich and clean up all the poop from all the other residents who will...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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