MD orders no external monitor on Pt w/ preterm contractions - page 2

Hey all you OB nurses! What are thoughts about an MD asking nursing to do no external monitoring on an inpt OB? She is in for preterm contractions and has cervical shortening with a small amount of... Read More

  1. by   bagladyrn
    Jenerator - had she had a fetal fibronectin done? If that was negative, indicating low likelihood of delivery within the next couple of weeks, then I could understand such an order.
    Otherwise, given your setting I can fully understand your concerns and would be charting meticulously and following up with higher ups at the hospital, especially risk management.