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  1. Tubal Ligation
    YES,YES,YES!!!!!! Worked in an inner city teaching hospital---lots of research with lots of cases. The information say it occurs in about 1 of roughly 300 pregnancies.. Where I'm from, seems MUCH...
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Discovered a breech baby for 1st time
    We have had some residents who did very well with breech deliveries. My patient opted for a c/s. She was a G 3 or 4 I believe. She was given options and elected c/s. The only bad breech deliveries I...
    Dec 7, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Hooray
    They came to visit us. This one time (after 8 years of nursing) they spoke with me. While speaking, heard a decel. Left the conversation. How nice.--baby was fine!!!!
    Dec 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Pitocin and protocol problems
    If you had a physician and his upper level, I assume they had an Attending. That's where I would go. I wouldn't start Pit and if I am that concerned, I find the Attending. I don't care whose feelings...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Anyone work at Baptist Memphis?
    My cousin works in the unit. She really likes her position
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  6. Discovered a breech baby for 1st time
    After 9 years, I found my first breech. I did vag exam and felt toes moving against my fingers. I felt movement and followed it up to know it was a foot. Even after that nursing that long, it was...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Frontier is FANTASTIC !
    My friend just graduated from Frontier. Seems to be a good program.
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. First vaginal exam
    My preceptor went with me every time. We would tell the patient both of us would be doing the exam as I was new to L&D. They usually had an epidural and were agreeable. I worked in a teaching...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. OB Recommendation
    I don't have advice on that. But, Please, Please get a copy of your records. We have so many that come in to delivery and didn't bring records and moved to close to delivery to get a visit with a new...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Nurse manager says you can't refuse iv
    Yes, the patient can refuse treatment. Usually, when my patient and I have discussed things, they are agreeable. However, if they say no, I won't do it. I will not be charged!
    Nov 22, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Dumbest Pt Family Statement or Question
    Teenage dad actually asked MD to put an extra stitch in it while patient was being repaired after vag delivery. What a great dad?!:o
    Nov 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. 13 year old allowed to refuse heart transplant
    This "child" probably knows more than most adults. She definitely has the experience to base her decision on. It's very sad she hasn't had a true childhood
    Nov 12, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Mandatory float to ICU?
    We were crossed trained to float. We gave a list of areas we would be interested in. No one is required to float to ICU. We have rarely had floaters to L&D. If we have had them, there were from ICU...
    Nov 12, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. To Bulb Sxn Or Not?
    Shouldn't that be a baby by baby decision. If the child is crying, vigorous, and pink???? If they need help???What then??
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. How do L&D nurses REALLY feel about natural birth?
    We always have anesthesia to speak with patients on admission. When my patients tell me they want medicine free deliveries, I support them. However, I also requests they leave their options open...
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Doula Etiquette
    I work in a teaching facility. Therefore, they have treated everyone like they are sick, not just pregnant. However, things are changing. Some nurses don't like the idea of doulas and birth plans. My...
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Ever had an MD document things to make you look bad?
    Changing documentation is illegal. She can write her own note, but not make ammendments to yours. Hope I understood right.
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Admission during labor
    As others say, it's case by case. Rom= admission either to L&D or antepartum. We monitor patients and make decisions. No dilation and bad tracing=admission. You can't just judge by dilation and...
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Advice for doing vaginal exams
    If you have a cervical dilation board, they are great to play with during your down time. You can just sit around and practice with it. It's a big help.
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Can't believe our docs...
    I work in a teaching hospital. If we have a BOA, they go straight to a labor room to be evaluated. Also, they infant is evaluated. Of course, we have residents 24/7. But, if she delivers at home, why...
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Plantar fasciitis
    I bought Roper (yes, by Justin Boots)Performance slip-ons. They're great!!! My feet feel so much better. I never really knew I needed an arch support like that until I wore them.
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. For L&D Nurses...First Week Of L&D Orientation!!
    I went from PCU to L&D. I went home telling my husband I had just made the biggest mistake of my life transferring to L&D. With the right preceptor and time, it gets much better. Best thing I ever...
    Nov 7, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Chalmydia and Derrierr
    Oct 27, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Ugh!  Delivered Baby On My Own The Other Day...
    I've had them in the room (intern and students) saying hurry. If you don't hurry, you'll miss it. They did. Then the 4th year says, "The nurses will sometimes wait and call you at the last minute-He...
    Oct 27, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. staffing in ob triage
    Worked in a teaching hospital that had a 9 bed triage area. There was a time when our core staff was suppose to be 7-for triage, L&D, recovery, and OR. We had 5. I have seen 43 patients in triage in...
    Oct 27, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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