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  1. One of the first things we did on our unit was to teach the laboring woman how to unplug her monitors and go to the bathroom...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. First of all, best wishes for you. I'll say a prayer for you. I worked in L&D all during my infertility escapades. I...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. I have seen a bedside committal. It actually happened pretty quickly. In small towns, the doctors and judges may be...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. I'm also a labor nurse who seriously considered homebirth. If we're so great, why did I consider it? Much as I love my...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. The very fact that Ina May has a maneuver named after her proves that dystocias can happen anywhere, even at home. I...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. The hospital where I delivered and worked for years did use LPNs in L&D! They were scrub techs primarily, but could also...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. If you are a nurse, I'm sure that at some point you've practiced some defensive nursing. We all know the risk of lawsuit,...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. I can promise you that laughing at a birth plan with things like "ask me before you circumcise my child" has NOTHING to do...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. My dear grandmother was truly from the backwoods. Think Deliverance. She had some interesting terms. Deaf was pronounced...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I would have a very difficult time biting my tongue and taking that. I feel for you!
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I'm from the Deep South, and have lived here my entire life (except for travel gigs) and I have NEVER heard it pronounced...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Oh, man, I used to have an exhaustive list of terminology for the female reproductive organs, collected over many years. ...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. In nursing school I did clinicals in a small hospital that had some interesting charting I've never seen anywhere else. I...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. When our employee surveys indicated incredibly low morale and extreme dissatisfaction with management, we were forced to...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. But again, how is THIS ambulatory care center preventing anyone from abortion? Or birth control? Is every health care...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  16. I've been working M-F for almost 2 years, and I'm still undecided. I love having weekends and holidays off. Knowing I'll...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I find it difficult to believe that this hospital is the only place a woman can go in NYC to get rid of her "little...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. Typically they use Pitocin for inductions. It doesn't suppress lactation, but it does affect the physicality of...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. I worked for years with a dear, sweet nurse who, well, just wasn't right, as we say here in the South. If the unit was...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. I absolutely agree with you, but find the idea abhorrent. I think they just feel like they have to continue the fight and...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nursing News

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