Student with an ethics question - page 2

Let me preface this by saying I am in no way trying to start a debate about the morality of any medical procedure. Now that the disclaimer is out of the way, I am a student- who plans to one day... Read More

  1. by   BBnurse34
    Even though I chose not to have my son circ'ed I respect the parent's right to make an informed decision. Padding the circ board, using simple syrup on a pacifier, using a heart beat bear and encouraging the ped to use lido make me feel better about assisting.
  2. by   clive
    There is no medical reson that a circ has to be done, but as a nurse, I would support the decision that mt patient makes. the key is to educate the patient and then let them make their own decision. In GA the OB's do the circs.