OBNURSE81's Nursing Blog

By OBNURSE81

Joined Jan 16, '01. Posts: 8 (25% Liked) Likes: 15

The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

OB Nurse in the Old Days, “Lord, Take Me Now”

When I was a brand-spanking new GN, that’s Graduate Nurse, (in those days we got to work as a nurse for the 2-3 months it took for us to received our board results), I was told I would have a minimum of 3 weeks working with another nurse on orientation. Three days after I started on the OB unit one of the other nurses got sick and was going to be out of commission for 6 weeks. Without another thought I was thrown into the mix. Deliveries, I had help with but the normal day to day stuff I... Read More →


Doctor Loses Pants

All of us in OB had a soft spot for an elderly general practice physician that delivered babies at our small rural hospital. He was a little gruff around the edges, but had a heart of gold where his patients were concerned. He loved delivering babies as well as caring for the old. Most of his deliveries were smooth, quiet, and usually uneventful (except for the expected event of having a wonderful newborn, of course). Where the other physicians changed to a clear gel for cervical exams... Read More →



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