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How many births does your unit have per year? Do you have 24/7 in-house anesthesia? Do you have 24/7 in-house OB provider covereage?... Read More
Nov 16, '06Joined: Jul '06; Posts: 43600+ Deliveries/year
Yes to 24/7 dedicated OB anesthesia coverage
We have 24/7 OB coverage by 1st, 3rd, and chief residents as well as staff physicians.
Nov 16, '06Joined: Feb '03; Posts: 388; Likes: 153Just over 500 deliveries/year and climbing
OBs in building during "business" hours - on call rest of the time
Same for Anesthesia
Usually both can get there in 5-10 minutes, but winter is coming and we have already had a snow storm that delayed surgical crew for a crash section on a weekend. Good outcome though - that's all that matters in the end.
Nov 16, '06Joined: Mar '02; Posts: 1,843; Likes: 1,237650 deliveries/yr.
on call ob/anesthesia 24/7 but NOT in house 24/7.
OR does our C/S. We can start pt. if very urgent case w/o count until OR arrives.
Nov 16, '06Occupation: L&D RN Specialty: 23 year(s) of experience in L&D- Mother/Baby ; Joined: May '06; Posts: 115; Likes: 4700-750 / yr
24/7 anesthesia: yes (SUPPOSED to be in house)
24/7 OB coverage: no
Nov 16, '06Occupation: Nurse Manager Specialty: Nurse Manager, Labor and Delivery ; Joined: Feb '05; Posts: 858; Likes: 4001000 deliveries per year.
No in house OB anesthesia (they get called in for c/s and epidurals)
No in house OB, but on call and sometimes they stay in house if busy.
Nov 16, '06Specialty: 10 year(s) of experience in L&D,Wound Care, SNC ; From: US ; Joined: Aug '06; Posts: 330; Likes: 74We do about 4000 per year. We have a OB and Family medicine resident in house with a private practice OB that is their attending. We also have 24/7 anesthesia coverage on our floor. We also can have access to anesthesia personnel from the main OR if needed.
Nov 16, '06Specialty: 4 year(s) of experience in postpartum, nursery, high risk L&D ; Joined: Sep '05; Posts: 131; Likes: 61200 births/year; no in-house anything
Nov 17, '06Joined: May '05; Posts: 445; Likes: 17Last I checked we have around 4500 a year or so. Yes we have 24/7 in house anesthesia and 24/7 in house OB provider coverage.
Quote from mitchsmomHow many births does your unit have per year?
Do you have 24/7 in-house anesthesia?
Do you have 24/7 in-house OB provider covereage?
Nov 17, '06Occupation: LDRP Joined: May '05; Posts: 239; Likes: 59We do 5500+ deliveries/year so yes to both questions.
Nov 18, '06Joined: Sep '05; Posts: 11; Likes: 13200 births/yr and growing
24/7 OB in house Residents with attending
Private patients MD may or may not be in house
24/7 Anesthesia in house but not just for us (we may have to wait for an epidural if they are busy with a trauma; they do have backup that they call)
Nov 24, '06Occupation: Nursery I & II Specialty: 20+ year(s) of experience ; Joined: Oct '06; Posts: 441; Likes: 100Just under 3000 / yr.
24 hr. in-house anesthesia, yes...
24 hr. OB, no.
24 hr. Neo, no.
Nov 24, '06Occupation: RN-Retired Specialty: 27 year(s) of experience in NICU ; From: US ; Joined: Jul '02; Posts: 1,400; Likes: 1634200 deliveries/year
In-house anesthesia coverage 24 hrs, unless it's really quiet (no laboring patients), then they get to go home.
No-in house OB coverage
24/7 Pediatric hospitalists
Nov 25, '06Joined: Apr '03; Posts: 13,184; Likes: 37,3781200-1400 births/year
No in-house anesthesiology
No in-house OB