Barbaric doctor or oversensitive nurse? - page 3
I work in an ER department and we had a three year old female carried in by mom in a postical state. She had a temp of 104 and had vomited on the way to the hospital. Blood tests showed an increase... Read More
0Jul 25, '08 by NotReady4PrimeTime, RN Senior ModeratorI once asked an oncologist if she wanted some lidocaine for anLp she was doing in our unit. She told me quite bluntly that NONE of the kids in the oncology clinic ever had local or topical anaesthesia for LPs or bone marrow aspirates. I was aghast... those kids have LPs and bone marrows done routinely for years!