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  1. Thermoregulation and regularity of temp checks?
    Asked my manager about this and was informed that there had been some incidences of infants being "burned" by the temperature dot that was stuck on the skin from prolonged contact and that was the...
    May 19, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. Thermoregulation and regularity of temp checks?
    Thanks for your help! I will bring it up with my ward manager next time I see her!
    May 15, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Thermoregulation and regularity of temp checks?
    No the babies are not continuously monitored and as for the isolettes we adjust these according to the axilla temp, which is why I would like to implement a continuous form of temp monitoring. It...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. Thermoregulation and regularity of temp checks?
    Hi all Just wondered what people's practice was regarding temperature taking. We are told to promote minimal handling and therefore some people are taking it for gospel that they can't touch baby...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. families participating in am rounds
    Hmm we r in the UK and I'm very new there so I'm not sure on all the guidelines yet, but it appears the parents r very accommodating and usually leave anyway when a round is on or handover is taking...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. families participating in am rounds
    Our unit does this at present and if parents are visiting when rounds are on they are welcome to stay. It's quite simple the way we avoid other parents over hearing, just simply asking all other...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. First day-fish out of water!
    Hi all So I've just had my first day as a neonatal nurse! I have originally qualified as an adult nurse an have been working in an adult trauma ICU. My manager said working in an adult ICU would...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. Is working in the NICU a good idea for me, as a person with mild cerebral palsy?
    No problem! Do you have day surgical wards? Patients come In for assessment pre surgery and then off to theatres. Either back to the day unit for some obs And a wee before home or go to an...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. Is working in the NICU a good idea for me, as a person with mild cerebral palsy?
    I'm not so sure if it is only the UK that has outpatients then if your unsure what it is. It's basically patient coming in for clinics. I know it's not a job in the NICU but its somewhere to get your...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. Is working in the NICU a good idea for me, as a person with mild cerebral palsy?
    Hey I would of thought an outpatients role would be more suitable for your needs shorter days, tend to be healthier patients not requiring much physical movement. I hope you find where you would...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Starting NICU in the UK soon
    Hey everyone, has any one got any tips for an adult ICU nurse who has never worked with children/neonates before such as recommended reading or things I should try and revise for my first day! I...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Dilemma
    Okay so I got the job!!!! Waaahhooo! Bad news is its only 24 hours permanent or full time temporary! They said I was first choice and could have an extra hours as they came up (as I really need full...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Job presentation
    I am guessing this is a bit of a delayed reply and that your interview has been and gone! How did you do? I am currently struggling with forming a presentation for a job interview next week also!...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  14. Adult Nurse has NICU interview. Help with preparing presentation please!
    Thank you for your reply! Yeah I am a nurse in the UK.thanks for the heads up on the documentation, I will most certainly look into that. I was wanting to discuss about family centred care, perhaps...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. Adult Nurse - interview for neonatal unit. Presentation help needed!
    Hi all I'm really struggling with a presentation I have to prepare for an interview for a NICU staff nurse I have soon. I am an adult ICU nurse at present but want to transfer to the NICU however I...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Adult Nurse has NICU interview. Help with preparing presentation please!
    Hi all I'm really struggling with a presentation I have to prepare for an interview for a NICU staff nurse I have soon. I am an adult ICU nurse at present but want to transfer to the NICU however I...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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