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  1. Angels Exist in Nurses

    I can not forget one staff nurse, whom I think of as a terror one, but created the most impact in my life and practice as a nurse... I really don't like this certain staff nurse, who is at her mid 40's perhaps. She really looks stern and she always s...
  2. There are, according to Dr. Celeste Phillips, 10 principles upon which FCMC is based: Pregnancy and childbirth as normal and healthy processesPersonalized prenatal careComprehensive perinatal education, with active input from the familyHealthcare pro...
  3. Love O.B. Nursing

    This May it will be forty years since I received my R.N. diploma, from Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines. Little did I know at that time how varied, exciting, fulfilling, questioning, stressful, and rewarding this profession would be. I ...
  4. TheCommuter

    Uterine Fibroid Embolization

    Uterine leiomyomas, more commonly known as fibroid tumors, are noncancerous growths of the smooth muscle of the uterus. The most common tumor found in the female reproductive system, uterine fibroids are seen in 20-25% of all women and are estimated ...
  5. A Very Special Bond

    I was only 21 years old when I started my nursing career. I love babies. They have a very special place in my heart. I specialized in Maternal and Newborn Nursing. I have delivered and assisted more than 2000 babies for my nine years and a half year ...
  6. First Night Duty in Labor Room

    After finishing student life in nursing, this was my first duty in labor room by myself. Because of the very limited staffs in the hospital, they used to schedule a maximum of two staffs at night, and that night I was alone because the other staff wa...
  7. Nearly 10 percent of babies born in the U.S. are born prematurely and the rates of preterm birth are on the rise. Premature birth is the number one cause of death among babies and a leading cause of lifelong disabilities, with up to 50 percent of pre...
  8. Improving Outcomes for the Gestational Diabetic PatientGestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a disease that affects many women regardless of race, culture or background. The National Institute of Health states about 5 percent of all pregnancies (app...
  9. Elvish

    When the Mother Is in Prison

    Prisoners get a very short hospital stay - for a normal vaginal delivery, the woman goes back to the prison the next day, most often in under 24 hours. For a Cesarean delivery, the woman goes back to the prison infirmary on post-op day two. This tran...
  10. Without another thought, I was thrown into the mix. Deliveries, I had help with but the normal day to day stuff I quickly learned on my own. In those days we not only did OB but we had a floor full of "clean surgical" cases that we were responsible f...
  11. The Obstetric Medical-Legal Conference, presented by The Boston University School of Medicine, will be held September 27-28, 2018 at the Fairmont Copley Hotel in Boston, MA. This year's theme is Integrative Team Approach to Improving Patient Safety, ...
  12. A Life for a Life

    For nine months she carried him in her uterus. Made sure she gets enough sleep and was able to take her iron pills and milk regularly as advised by her Obstetrician. She read him books and let him hear classical music on her iPod because she believes...
  13. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

    Peripartum or postpartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare cardiac condition that causes enlargement of the heart and weakening of the cardiac muscle. This decreases the ability of the heart to deliver oxygen and meet the demands of other body organs. ...
  14. Integrated Monitoring Module for L&D

    We all know how difficult and chaotic it can sometimes get in L&D. To help you provide quality service and care in these situations, GE has developed and expanded on their software modules. The Centricity Perinatal-Connect module integrates perin...
  15. She received approval from her boss to leave work early. She didn't feel well enough to drive, so one of her co-workers gave her a ride home. During the ride, the abdominal pain and waves of nausea continued to grow in intensity. As her co-worker cha...
  16. I Don't Remember His Name

    A feeling of dread consumed me as I walked to room 418. I took a deep breath and knocked lightly on the door before quietly stepping into the patient's room. There, laying in the middle of the bed was a young African American woman. Besides the swell...
  17. Keeping women healthy during pregnancy and childbirth is critical not only to the health of the baby but also for the woman's lifelong health. Complications sustained during childbirth, including complications of cesarean birth, can negatively impact...
  18. The Delivery

    Or not. Many years ago, I was a labor and delivery RN at a county medical hospital, serving a large population. The hospital only had 3 delivery rooms with one delivery room, that all the nurses hated; it was small and around the corner; kind of hard...
  19. The Male Dr Nurse

    The dreadful day came, I can still imagine that very moment when our instructor announced my name being listed as one of those who will have their duty inside the delivery room. "Mr. Stuart, you'll be reporting this Thursday at the delivery room. Ms....
  20. Elvish

    Postpartum Mood Disorders

    Postpartum depression, anxiety, and psychosis are mood disorders that affect approximately 10-20% of new moms. Most moms can expect to experience some 'baby blues' symptoms in the first week or two postpartum - crying over anything (and nothing), som...
  21. The Inside Culture

    It's now a decade and he is past gone, my inside is that I should care for other insides. I prefer to live with what he used to tell me, "Son the inside matters." I don't want to imagine how two races from that far could meet and produce me... I thin...
  22. Most people who know me from this site know that in addition to being a practicing nurse and graduate student, I'm also a new dad. For the entirety of my wife's pregnancy, I read everything I could get my hands on about babies and fatherhood and my f...
  23. TheCommuter

    Vaginismus: A Quiet Storm

    Vaginismus is a medical term that refers to involuntary vaginal tightness when any type of penetration is attempted. The condition may render all forms of penetration impossible or extremely painful, including the insertion of tampons, sexual interco...
  24. A Break in Her Cycle

    "Before we start to worry, let's talk", I reply then query about her menstrual history: Last menses 7 weeks agoFirst menses - age 13Irregular 28-39 day cycle5-day menses - moderate flow"missed" menses twice a yearAnd take her sexual history: Single l...
  25. Our Littlest Patient

    In my past, that news would not be considered nerve-wracking. This time my adrenaline was pumping as I jumped into the shower. I work in a small rural hospital, on the border of Canada, and we don't have those kinds of deliveries here very often. In ...