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  1. Share your funniest patient stories...
    yeah...ambien does that. it's an unwritten unit policy that unless someone is on a home regimen of ambien, we don't start it in the hospital, especially for post-ops, regardless of age. i took 2.5mg...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Woman dies at her funeral
    oooopsies?
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Just curious...Do nurses hate Birth Plans?
    The best birth plan I ever saw was the one that went through all the preferences with the flexibility necessary for baby and mommy safety. The last item on the list was: And I would like the L&D to...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. number of yearly OB ultrasounds for recertification
    Have you found out any more info on this? I was interested in taking the limited 3rd trimester ultrasound class, more for my info than for any diagnostic purposes. I'll throw an ultrasound on...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Anyone here an RNC?
    Just got my RNC in Inpatient OB this last winter. I think the process of studying and taking the test made a difference in my knowledge base and I know the alphabet soup made a difference in how some...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. TO OB nurses and midwifes!
    There are tons of things that are researchable, an easy one might be the value of a quick fetal fibronectin test for managing preterm labor patients. Good luck.
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Cervidil Question
    Anybody have a guideline on how soon cervidil can be repeated after it has been removed 12 hour after insert?
    Mar 22, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. double balloon catheter induction
    Thankee kindly, ma'am! :D
    Feb 17, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. double balloon catheter induction
    Do you have a name &/or ordering info?
    Feb 16, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Do you have a baby nurse at delivery?
    Small, rural hospital. We want two RNs, one competent in L&D, one in NRP. Respiratory comes in for mec, sections and if we are worried (GDM, decels, etc.)
    Feb 16, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. double balloon catheter induction
    Does anyone have any experience using the double balloon foley-type catheter for inductions? The only info I can find is from the UK, none in the US. I have heard of it being used by itself or...
    Feb 16, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Charting Bloopers
    One of our intensivists came to me one day laughing because she'd read this: "Dr. A popped by to see Baby J for a cuddle and a tickle." Another time I wrote in a teenage girls notes: "M engaged in...
    Sep 22, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Share your funniest patient stories...
    As a student, I was working on a med/surg floor when a very large, very drunk man was brought to the room. He had wet himself and for some passive aggressive reason, the ER doc :down:wanted a UA (can...
    Sep 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. The Case Against Breastfeeding
    I finally called a coworker friend who happened to be a lactation consultant. She asked me "why are you doing this?" Well, I was doing it because I did not want to feel ashamed to tell people that I...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. HPV, HSV, etc
    So I know that without an "active" herpes outbreak, a woman can deliver vaginally w/o complications. How are y'all doing in your facilities with HPV? It has been shown to cause throat polyps in...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. No Patients!
    Try to get CME like medscape so you can get some training at night. Those quiet shifts are absolutely the worst! Nancy
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  17. New grad that was just hired at a rural hospital....
    Libby, There is nothing better than rural nursing to get you experienced in all areas. Don't be afraid to ask for help and don't let them bully you into doing anything you don't feel comfortable...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  18. Question about your rooms..
    [quote=SmilingBluEyes;2205405]PS I did make a decision to bring a dad in to see us coding his baby (who did not make it) some years back. Some criticized me mightily for it. Others praised me. I...
    May 25, '07
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Excuses for Missing Work
    Had a coworker receive a call from her husband that their goat was having babies. This gal is nuts about her animals. She went home to find one dead baby and one hypothermic baby. I must have gotten...
    May 16, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. my Biggest fear.....
    I think one of the biggest things is communication: Clear, TRANSPARENTLY clear communication. Talk everything out loud. And make sure that you address the communication to a specific person and that...
    May 7, '07
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. What exactly is Rural  Nursing
    Technically, we aren't the definition of rural, we are what is called Frontier Nursing. Our high desert county has 10,000 square miles and 7,000 residents. :penguin: We are moving into our NEW 25 bed...
    May 7, '07
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  22. Celebrating the holidays with humor!
    We had one of our ER docs bring his guitar and we went around and sang Christmas carols to our patients. :Melody:
    Apr 5, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Worst visitors ever
    I like the ICU patient's wife who took her AAA, AFib, chest pain husband's oxygen off so she could take some hits of it because she was a little sob. They are both on our frequent flyer list.:nono:
    Mar 10, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. remote as you can get!
    Suggestions: Get in touch with some reservation nurses, they run into the same main problems (i.e. ethanolism, diabetes, etc.) and the remoteness. I believe there is at least one post on this site...
    Feb 26, '07
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  25. Charting Bloopers
    OK, one from my early days that my supervisor gave me heck about for months: ABNORMALS: Pt is obese. INTERVENTIONS: Will continue to monitor. Yup, she's still obese! :imbar
    Feb 24, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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