This is important stuff RNs: Amanda Trujillo, RN, was fired after educating a pt and subsequently ordering a hospice consult on a pt that was on a liver transplant list. "As a nurse, the issue boils down to whether the health care industry can tolerate highly educated, vocal, critically-thinking, engaged nurse-collaborators who, in the interest of their patients, will constructively work with — and challenge, if necessary — physicians and established treatment plans."
from national geographic... I would love to see a mama catching her own baby in the hospital. beautiful every time.
national geographic photo of the year!
The C-section boom- Public health officials warn that the US caesarean rate, now 33 percent, is alarmingly high. One obstetrician explores why hospitals’ rates can vary so widely – from 15 percent to 45 percent in Massachusetts – and whether anyone should care.
Holy crap I cannot wait to try this out! The first and only intrapartum monitor of its kind - Reliably provides fetal heart rate - Allows unrestricted patient movement without constant adjustment and intervention- May be reliably used in obese patients. @Shelly Adam Griffin McDaniel @Aspen Green @Aurelia Mena @Kelsey Luddeke @Lorri Hare - this is what the ebb tamponade guy was talking about.
Helpful advice for malpositioned babies and their resulting labors - OP, asynclitic, breech (prenatally), etc., if you haven't seen this site before. @Aspen Green @Kelsey Luddeke The semi-fowlers that we get them in even during the admit process is the least optimal positioning!