Admission criteria - page 2

I work at a teaching hospital where usually we only have residents at night (unless by the grace of God we get an NP for a night) so as you can imagine it can be quite scary when you're stuck with... Read More

  1. by   dawngloves
    What do the L&D nurses do when they have a non viable deliveries? Aren't they supposed to keep the baby under the warmer or let the family hold it? They can tell the docs this too. (And I bet they do too, but some residents are such hammer heads don't get me started!)
  2. by   NicuGal
    My other concern would be cost? What insurance company is going to pay for that admit? Probably none! We don't bring back kids like that.

    God, that would stink to get a big bill for nothing! Bad enough they are paying for the delivery, but to pay for an NICU admit? I know mine would say no way!