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  1. Our baby was stillborn... Please help me understand
    Oh I am so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my prayers! Dont hold back your tears, emotions, or sorrow. And as many others have suggested seek support from others who have...
    Jul 15, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Penicillin desentiziation
    Be very scared, I have never heard of doing this and cant believe that the possiblity of a anaphylactic reaction is taken so lightly there. We had a all out anaphylactic reaction on our unit back in...
    Jul 15, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. man holding wife still during epidural dies!
    [QUOTE=stevielynn]It is pretty common here to have a family member hold the patient - most of the time the patient asks for the family member to hold them. I see nothing wrong with it and do not...
    Jul 15, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Are they still using Cytotec?
    We use it for DIU's only at our hospital.
    Jul 15, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. What do patients say that irks you?
    THE FREQUENT FLYERS- PTS THAT COME IN FOR R/O LABOR STATING THEY HAVE BEEN CTX'ING, THEY ARE INTENSE AND FREQUENT, PUT THE TOCO ON, NO CTX'S, STILL NONE AFTER 10 MIN'S, 30 MIN'S..........YOU ARE...
    Jun 20, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Grey's Anatomy Premier!!! + How to Contact Show Creators
    ME TOOO, my fingers hurt now!
    May 17, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Speaking of IVs... Need help (long story longer)
    Thanx everyone, you guys gave some great tips!!!1
    May 17, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Nurses Who Smoke
    Exactly- instead of reading her the riot act for eating so much of Sally's birthday cake, I will accept her for who she is, and all the wonderful qualities she posesses as a person, and should she...
    May 17, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nurses Who Smoke
    Thanks for the motivation, and the stat, wow I didnt know the average was 8 times before actually quitting. I will give it my all, so many of you have done, and I need to join the ranks. It must...
    May 17, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Question about checking for rupture of membranes (and LONG, about my birth, sorry)
    Sounds like you have quite a brave doc, trying to do so called convience deliveries, but he or she has flipped their lid, doing this at 35 wks. He or she is sure to get burned some point for this...
    May 17, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Absolutely the most entertaining birth plan I have ever read....
    I LOVE IT, THANKS SO MUCH FOR SHARING, I TOO WILL BE PRINTING IT AND TAKING IT TO HANG ON THE BOARD! EVERYONE WILL GET A GOOD LAUGHT AT IT!
    May 16, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Absolutely the most entertaining birth plan I have ever read....
    Minerva and Gompers- I think you took the birth plan to seriously, I dont think she wanted to say "Hi my name is such and such and, then immediatley flop out her back side with anesth armed and...
    May 16, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Speaking of IVs... Need help (long story longer)
    I am a newer nurse also, and like you at my previous job we generally used #22's, never had a problem then so why now. A really good nurse I work with told me I was waiting to long to advance the...
    May 16, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Nurses Who Smoke
    A few things, one thing I remember from my psych rotation in nursing school re theraputic communication, is NEVER ASK WHY! In re to smoking you already know the answer, addiction is a disease. Do...
    May 16, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 16G or 18G for IV access?
    We use 18G, agree with another poster if its b/c anesth wants a 16 they need to put it in.
    May 14, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Does an ADN look bad?
    Just remember you passed the same state board exam to obtain your nursing license as your fellow BSN nurses did, you are no lower than them. Pursue your dreams!
    May 14, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  17. Comment about LPNs made by clinical instructor
    Im not sure where you work and what area of nsg, but please know there are many of us RN's who "roll our sleeves up, and dig in" remember many units in hospitals have gone to totol pt care, and that...
    May 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Comment about LPNs made by clinical instructor
    I second that!!!!!!!!!
    May 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Burned Out and Quit Today!!!
    BEST OF LUCK TO YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    May 11, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing Student... wants to be an OB nurse :)
    I graduated 1 1/2 yrs ago from nsg school. For as long I can remember I have had a passion for L&D, and a great interest in home health (the hx of it interests me, and the close 1:1 relationship and...
    May 11, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. How high is too high for pitocin
    Heather, your license is on the line here, and that as well as a positive outcome for your pt and baby are the bottom line! I think you are going to be hard pressed to find any RN to back this...
    May 11, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Why do we need the docs for delivery?
    I second that!
    May 10, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Why do we need the docs for delivery?
    Hello FrumDoula- It sure is funny you say to educate yourself on something that scares you so, because 2 weeks ago I took a 2 CEU/CNE shoulder dystocia class, and I have to tell I was more scared...
    May 10, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Lotus Birth...What do yall think about this?
    This woman is nuts and as others have said dangerous!!!!
    May 8, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Why do we need the docs for delivery?
    I am in my 4th of 5 month orientation on labor and delivery. L&D has always been my dream and I love almost every minute of it. My preceptor is the most wonderful and skilled nurse with a wealth of...
    May 8, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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