RE: [ozmidwifery] paed burn cream

2006-12-09 Thread B G
Hi, I have. Once a wound gets infected with Staph and unless the SSD was covered really thickly overwhelming sepsis resulted. We actually cultured MRSA from wound exudates with the SSD. Some people where conscious of the cost of the tubs and would skimp the application. One could say these people

RE: [ozmidwifery] re: goodbyes

2006-10-15 Thread B G
Title: Message Tania, The easiest way to avoid conflict is to walk away. The bravest and strongest battle everyday, unfortunately people often don't see these battles and nobody pins a medal on their chest! Unfortunately, I personally feel this, those in management positions are put there

RE: [ozmidwifery] Goodbye

2006-10-15 Thread B G
Title: Message I am saddened you are leaving the list Sadie. Your reasoning and experiences has been wonderful to read. I agree too many fronts to battle leaves one exposed in the rear. Your health is far more important. Keep up the great work in the high risk environment I support you 100%

RE: [ozmidwifery] No Contractions

2006-10-06 Thread B G
Why only hanging around the door. I have had them come in and push me out to then tell the mother how to push and ''look I ''saved'' them! Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lisa Gierke Sent: Friday, 6 October 2006 3:57 PM To:

RE: [ozmidwifery] No Contractions

2006-10-05 Thread B G
Hi, Thanks for that point Andrea because I had the opposite where I had really encouraged oral fluids and dietary intake. I had a young primip T+3 who experienced spurious labour for 2 days, visiting BS each day 'just in case', on the beginning of her 3rd presentation she was admitted given

RE: [ozmidwifery] Backward step

2006-10-04 Thread B G
Title: Message Sonja, I agree having preceptored a newly graduated RN who was accepted to do her midwifery without any post grad work as a nurse. After her initial culture shock of not being one to one in the post natal ward which they have had as student nurses.She had an extreme learning

RE: [ozmidwifery] Backward step

2006-10-02 Thread B G
Title: Message Tiff, I understand University of Queensland starts theirs next year! Barb -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of dianeSent: Monday, 2 October 2006 3:48 PMTo: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.auSubject: Re:

RE: [ozmidwifery] Question on Notice to Tony Abbott re antenatal item issue and rural doctors

2006-09-12 Thread B G
Title: Message I have seen in a small country private hospital nurses doing sheep herding trick- one nurse puts a woman in one room while the Dr goes into the other room with a woman who has had her BP and urine checked by the nurse and is lying down 'ready' for Dr. After he has finished he

RE: [ozmidwifery] Fw: PI Insurance - urgent - more interested midwives needed

2006-09-06 Thread B G
start making policies and if we don't follow what they think is correct procedure they don't pay up. Has this been covered with the company? Thanks everyone Lisa - Original Message - From: B G To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Sent

RE: [ozmidwifery] Fw: PI Insurance - urgent - more interested midwives needed

2006-09-05 Thread B G
Title: Message Justine you have so eloquently state the bleeding obvious. I am one hospital midwife who hopes and prays this insurance comes available. I plan to provide home care for birthing women but ethically and morally I will not do so until I know PI is there. To be truly recognised

RE: [ozmidwifery] Fw: PI Insurance - urgent - more interested midwives needed

2006-09-05 Thread B G
Title: Message Lisa, Personalising debate is not wholesome. Its like NIMBY debates! An email went out via ACM update that people can subscribe to about PI to express an interest to the CEO at that stage. This was then relayed onto ozmidwifery. I do not think it has progressed beyond an

RE: [ozmidwifery] Fw: info required

2006-08-18 Thread B G
Title: Message Congratulations Joy, you did so well for the woman. You were probably so discrete the woman may never have known you had to stand up for her rights and dignity so she could get into her birthing space.Take him on and just remind him that workplace bullying is not a good

RE: [ozmidwifery] Henci Goer's Article on GD

2006-08-05 Thread B G
Title: Message I concur with you both.. I have noticed that even women with impaired glucose metabolism are now being treated as GDM 'just in case' same as most of these women are being subjected to endless two-three times a week CTG's from 34 weeks 'just in case'. After being exposed to

RE: [ozmidwifery] Henci Goer's Article on GD

2006-08-05 Thread B G
Title: Message Kelly, She has Type 1 diabetes and hyperosmolar ketoacidosis is very serious to them pregnant or not. It is not a common feature of Type 2 unless you have a serious infection going on or have a huge electrolyte imbalance. Now with pregnancy most mothers who develop GDM are

RE: [ozmidwifery] article for my child magazine

2006-08-02 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi Kylie, it seems strange that one cannot do both these days-children and continued with career. I had my first at 23yo newly graduated as a RGON and continued to work full-time and studying. Age 28 for the second and then I went part-time 4 days per week. Is there anything

RE: [ozmidwifery] Dr I Popov

2006-07-31 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi I checked out the public access for Qld Medical registration Board. This should take you to the page. I will check out more as his listed address is c/- Caboolture Hospital. It is in the same district as me so I will do some asking around. Lots of trouble there at the

RE: [ozmidwifery] roadside birth

2006-07-04 Thread B G
Title: Message Don't believe all you read from the media. It is sad a woman has had to go through this however when people are grieving they do make outrageous comments and want to put blame somewhere. I will not speak on this case specifically but you can read my comments of a general

RE: [ozmidwifery] Update Belmont Birthing Service

2006-06-25 Thread B G
Title: Message Congratulations Carolyn and midwives. So pleasing to hear of success and the strength of the politicians to remain loyal and faithful to what women are wanting. We have had small hiccoughs in the North Lakes model of care (Redcliffe-Caboolture) but we are resuming 17/7.

RE: [ozmidwifery] Your thoughts on Birth Plans?

2006-06-21 Thread B G
Fabulous comment Mary. The importance of space and privacy cannot be underestimated. Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mary Murphy Sent: Thursday, 22 June 2006 9:32 AM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] Your

RE: [ozmidwifery] Your thoughts on Birth Plans?

2006-06-21 Thread B G
Ye I would like to see that. Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kelly @ BellyBelly Sent: Thursday, 22 June 2006 9:23 AM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] Your thoughts on Birth Plans? Oh dear emails are not

RE: [ozmidwifery] Manual rotation

2006-06-20 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi Astra, If you read Pauline Scott's book Optimal Foetal Positioning you will see the technique described, at least that's where I think it is in. I have used this technique but you rely on an intact firm pelvic floor. Does not work as well when an epidural is insitu which

RE: [ozmidwifery] insulin dependant diabetics

2006-03-31 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi, At Redcliffe I actually encourage IDDM/GDM's on insulin women to express prior to OT if I am OT list for the day. It may only be a few mils/drops but I have found that this usually satisfies the infant, no formula sups required generally.Essential that the mum's BGL were

RE: [ozmidwifery] Water for BF babies

2006-03-23 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi Judy, If you go onto QHEPS and look at Child Health there is a lovely section on breastfeeding where ittalks about boiled water. there is also a goodpublication put out by QAS recently on how to deal with heat stress in young babies and children that we gave to our mums

[ozmidwifery] But there is Dr delay to the story from NZ

2006-03-20 Thread B G
Title: Message Just read the fuller details. Seems to me the midwives took her to hospital correctly but a huge delay in being seen by the Dr! Seems to me there is scaremongering going on. Love to know more about the Dr stats.

[ozmidwifery] Midwifery troubles in NZ

2006-03-20 Thread B G
Title: Message FYI, just when we are hoping for reform here there is this tragic report from NZ. Barb This article is owned by, or has been licensed to, the New Zealand Herald. You may not reproduce, publish, electronically

RE: [ozmidwifery] Recommendations?

2006-03-20 Thread B G
Hi Julia, The time is ripe with major maternity services reform happening in this state at the moment. The Gold Coast Birth Centre is just awaiting (like other new models of care) for the new negotiated industrial award to be announced. I cannot tell you much more about that as negotiations are

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: N/A

2006-03-16 Thread B G
Title: Message Oh to have nights like this. Most night shifts where I am it is rareto even get a chance for a toilet break let alone something to drink. We have been trying for years just to get somebody to provide meal relief shifts in all three areas of Mid - BS, SCN and the ward which

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: diabetes incipidus and breastfeeding

2006-02-21 Thread B G
Title: RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: diabetes incipidus and breastfeeding Hi Barb, I seem to remember something in my ICU days, another life. Sheenans Syndrome- necrosis of the anterior piturity lobe usually due to severe haemorrage. APL secretes TSH, ACTH, gonadotrophins, growth hormone,

RE: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support

2006-02-10 Thread B G
: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support Barb , I am in awe that you have been able to do so much great work after this trauma and the effects that it must have had on you, Hugs Pinky - Original Message - From: B G [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2006 11

RE: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support

2006-02-05 Thread B G
of life. Cheers Judy --- B G [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There is no 'cure' for PTSD!! You just learn to manage the triggers but even then the physiological responses sometimes get away from you. Some people wonder why you are so serious- so would you if you had this constant mind battle

RE: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support

2006-02-04 Thread B G
There is no 'cure' for PTSD!! You just learn to manage the triggers but even then the physiological responses sometimes get away from you. Some people wonder why you are so serious- so would you if you had this constant mind battle to control triggers. Barb- chronic PTSD sufferer, 8 years after an

RE: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support

2006-02-04 Thread B G
Boronia flower essence had an amazing and instant effect on the reruns in my head. Stopped them immediately I took the drops! Best wishes to you, J - Original Message - From: B G [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2006 11:45 AM Subject: RE

RE: [ozmidwifery] Weight gain in pregnancy

2006-01-28 Thread B G
Given that it is usually poor diet and lifestyle that cause the obesity...Hopefully this woman has learned to clean up her lifestyle on a permanent basis for hers and future children's benefit. OOOH Judgement statement!! We are very quick to lay blame. Many of these women are victims. Victims

[ozmidwifery] weight gain in pregnancy- another enlightened moment

2006-01-28 Thread B G
Title: Message Found on a newsgroup a bit of lightening the load. Barb Q: I've heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true?A: Your heart is only good for so many beats, and that's it...don't waste them on exercise. Everything wears out eventually. Speeding up your

[ozmidwifery] Mercury thermometers with rectal Temperatures!!!

2006-01-24 Thread B G
Hi all, Am I assume that they are using mercury glass thermometers? Mercury Thermometers have been banned for clinical use in hospitals in Australia for about 8 years now primarily due to the OH S concerns of the mercury and where to put the waste if one breaks, as they do. It was agreed (I am

RE: [ozmidwifery] Interesting article about rogue expert witnesses

2006-01-09 Thread B G
Title: Message Interesting article. Further evidence we, as a group need to talk to governments to have legislation changed to ensure these hire guns are harnessed. Letting RANZCOG tutor experts will be dangerous and will continue the abuse. Hired guns- Medical officers that can be brought

RE: [ozmidwifery] Job in Brisbane?

2005-12-10 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi Di, I work at Redcliffe. The district incorporates Caboolture Hospital so if one is casual can work between the 2 hospitals. Distance between is 32km's. Caboolture has about 1600 births per year and Redcliffe about 1200. These numbershave increased by about 20% in the

RE: [ozmidwifery] fetal path to obesity

2005-12-03 Thread B G
Title: Message Isn't it sad to have to counsel a woman breastfeeding her 4 day old baby who expressed her worry that her baby will be too fat because of the frequent breast feeding when I did a home visit last Thursday! May I remind people we are who we are and genetics will be the major

RE: [ozmidwifery] Newborn Examination question

2005-12-01 Thread B G
Title: Message We do fundoscopic examination of the eyes which isn't easy, you have to be very patient for the open eyes. Barb -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andrea QuanchiSent: Thursday, 1 December 2005 6:38 PMTo:

RE: [ozmidwifery] question

2005-11-20 Thread B G
Title: Message Jenny, Are you referring to partial pressure gradients of O2 and CO2? Simultaneously - when there is no blood flow, placenta to baby cord has stopped pulsating therefore no pressure gradient to push oxygen transfer. Once the baby isexposed to room environment a breath is

RE: [ozmidwifery] question

2005-11-17 Thread B G
Title: Message We have an OB who does not wait for restitution, instead is now training the Registrars before even looking at the way the head has come out to pull downward on the head, put their hand beside the head in the vagina and sweep the anterior arm forward. I have seen a run of 4 #

RE: [ozmidwifery] question

2005-11-17 Thread B G
Title: Message I had advicebut basically I was told that this not waiting for restitution is now a RANZCOG policy therefore midwife against OB practice.recently this OB just smiled at me and said 'this is where we disagree in the birth' as one of these mums is back for her second. A student

RE: [ozmidwifery] http://www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz/ Story - Help on way for hospital's discontented midwives

2005-11-17 Thread B G
Title: Message Brenda, I think this is the article you were trying to send to the list. I tried to send it the other day as this is were I graduated as a General and Obstetric Nurses all those years ago. this is a good place to work.I repeated and did midwifery here in aussie in 1995. Barb

RE: [ozmidwifery] level 2 midwives

2005-11-01 Thread B G
Title: Message Level 2 or Clinical Nurse (now known as Nursing Officer 2) midwives do not have to be shift coordinators. The position description (generic)primarily refers toa midwife (nurse) who isable to care for complex care clients. Unfortunately it is Queensland Health and managers who

RE: [ozmidwifery] level 2 midwives

2005-11-01 Thread B G
with, then all the other rubbish. Rachel From: B G [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] level 2 midwives Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 20:54:44 +1000 Level 2 or Clinical Nurse (now known as Nursing Officer 2) midwives do

RE: [ozmidwifery] level 2 midwives

2005-11-01 Thread B G
because one does not get the position and hence pay, on ability but on the number of such positions avialable. Cheers Judy --- B G [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Level 2 or Clinical Nurse (now known as Nursing Officer 2) midwives do not have to be shift coordinators. The position description

RE: [ozmidwifery] The Advertiser today...

2005-10-30 Thread B G
Sorry Tania, I must have this reply to my email. I have concerns with the thinning or another layer of midwifery with Midwife Practitioner. To me a midwife is a midwife and a midwife. OK we can all develop other competencies but basically we should be able to care for birth women and their

[ozmidwifery] ANF Midwife report

2005-10-30 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi all, I returned from the ANF Biannual Conferencelast week. There was a good representation of midwives there but unfortunately we did not have a chance to really network as midwives. Perhaps next time we should get together in a break. It was an interesting conference.

RE: [ozmidwifery] FYI: News article for QLD maternity

2005-10-30 Thread B G
Title: Message Fantastic there is our funding for North Lakes project!! We have been so pressured for several years in this Redcliffe-Caboolture district. Gold Coast Birth centre looks like it is now funded and even Beaudesert looks like it might have maternity services restored via Logan

RE: [ozmidwifery] The Advertiser today...

2005-10-29 Thread B G
Title: Message So inaccurate about what NP are going to be doing in Qld! Trials are in various areas- ED, Palliative Care, Rural and in Cairns Midwife. There are clear defined protocol and endorsed processes 'within' hospital frameworks. Scope of practice is clearly defined. Another example

RE: [ozmidwifery] Women seeking midwives for homebirth in Queensland

2005-10-11 Thread B G
I believe there is a midwife at Emerald who does home births. I will forward to colleagues there. Cheers Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andrea Bilcliff Sent: Monday, 10 October 2005 8:51 PM To: Ozmidwifery Subject:

RE: [ozmidwifery] FW: Too many c/s in Gawler

2005-09-30 Thread B G
Title: Re: [ozmidwifery] FW: Too many c/s in Gawler Does anyone know where obstetrician Don Cave is going to in Brisbane? Hopefully not this Redcliffe- Caboolture district again. Cheers Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

RE: [ozmidwifery] Shhhh dont tell

2005-08-08 Thread B G
into a new phase of their lives. One of the advantages to also being a MCHN is that I get to see the periodically over the coming year or so. Andrea On 07/08/2005, at 10:33 PM, B G wrote: Our antenatal midwifery team was split up because the NUM decided the women were becoming too dependent on us

RE: [ozmidwifery] Shhhh dont tell

2005-08-07 Thread B G
Andrea, Why do you feel you have to answer anything? Whilst it's difficult why do we seem to fall into the same trap of having to respond to bullying and in this case sheer intimidation from management. It's like 'my guns bigger than yours' stuff. Bluff them out. May I suggest take the patients

RE: [ozmidwifery] Shhhh dont tell

2005-08-07 Thread B G
to many pages and discusses the issues as I see them. When it is finished I may post it depending on what my advice is. You have to remember that things from this list have a way of making their way back to people you don't think they will Andrea On 07/08/2005, at 7:56 PM, B G wrote: Andrea

RE: [ozmidwifery] pregnancy counseling

2005-06-27 Thread B G
Emily, I am not surprised with your examiner attitude. It sucks. I am surprised that you were not told you hadnt asked her address. You see we are creating snobs and we are getting confused to what really counts. Even where I work I witness midwives and Drs judging women by where they

RE: [ozmidwifery] rates of pay

2005-06-23 Thread B G
You need to check which award state or federal? Cheers Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jeannine Bradow Sent: Wednesday, 22 June 2005 10:23 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] rates of pay Jennifairy, try

RE: [ozmidwifery] rates of pay

2005-06-22 Thread B G
You do not have to be a member of the ANF to get the rates of pay. Each state has a wageline or similar where people can access the rates. I will try and get the Qld hyperlink addy for you Cheers Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

RE: [ozmidwifery] rates of pay

2005-06-22 Thread B G
are not nurses. I suggested to the ANF that they think about changing their name to ANMF - I mean, theres no provision on their website even for joining up as a 'midwife' for gods sake! Whoever is in 'member recruitment' there has some work to do :)) cheers Jennifairy B G wrote: You do not have

RE: [ozmidwifery] News article, woman refused care for being overweight.

2005-06-13 Thread B G
Janet, What a fantastic web site. Thank you as this information will help the very many large ladies that I see in clinic. Their only crime being BMI 35. These women need midwifery care, just don't hand them over please. Cheers Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[ozmidwifery] Birth Center and Dr Molloy

2005-05-28 Thread B G
Birth centre 'a scapegoat' 28may05 THE Australian Medical Association has been accused by the College of Midwives of attacking Brisbane's only public birth centre to relieve the pressure on its members for defending the so-called Dr Death. The college's Queensland President Jenny Gamble said

[ozmidwifery] Bugs in this system - email difficulties

2005-05-27 Thread B G
There is a huge Trojan virus at the present time. Despite all the protection I have on this machine we were hit. Twice daily viral updates and zone alarm firewall. Our account was hijacked with a sudden huge surge in usage beginning of May which I reported to the Tech people for suggestions what

RE: [ozmidwifery] Advice Please

2005-04-21 Thread B G
Title: Message Hi Justine, Jan has answered it beautifully. Just another point at our hospital all mother to be of twins are pressured/bullied into a LSCS due to an (one) adverse outcome regardless of the type of twins. so now all have their day in theatre usually at 38 weeks, with all

[ozmidwifery] RE:

2005-04-20 Thread B G
Title: Message I loved especially the bit about the penis, it made my hubby cringe and then laugh 'she won that point, ouch'. Well done Justine! cheers Barb -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of sharonSent: Wednesday, 20 April

RE: [ozmidwifery] Midwife petition

2005-04-19 Thread B G
Title: Message I agree whole heartily. Unfortunately there are some driving the agenda's that are pushing Midwife Practitioners entry are at a MASTERS level further devaluing the uniqueness levelling of midwives- we are all midwives, a midwife is a midwife. how can we possibly further the

RE: [ozmidwifery] Contemporary midwifery critique

2005-04-15 Thread B G
This is an awesome site. Can anyone help me with a midwifery/nurse theorist for these examples. Roys came to my mind when I was reading through. Thanks Lieve -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lieve Huybrechts Sent: Friday, 15 April 2005 4:01

RE: [ozmidwifery] caseload

2005-04-06 Thread B G
We have a saying here the Union is YOU! Its not Anne Smith some faceless person, energies and information comes from ourselves. Here in Queensland QNU has a midwifery Reference group with very experienced midwives from all areas. Has NSW got that? ACMI and QNU are talking how we may progress

RE: [ozmidwifery] NZ Herald Content Link sent by Barb

2005-04-06 Thread B G
Title: Message Seems strange that in a SCN here they still have and using powdered formula. Another reason to encourage breast is best! Cheers Barb -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Denise FisherSent: Wednesday, 6 April

RE: [ozmidwifery] ACORN Standards

2005-04-02 Thread B G
Title: Message Australian College of Operating Room Nurses www.acorn.org.au is the link Jo. Cheers Barb -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mrs Joanne M FisherSent: Friday, 1 April 2005 11:09 PMTo: OzmidwiferySubject:

RE: [ozmidwifery] Brisbane hospitals alleged discriminatory employment

2005-03-31 Thread B G
Title: Message I trained there as Registered Nurse and dare I say it Obstetric Nurse. Before the authors of optimal foetal positioning was there I think.Small world. Cheers Barb -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Callum

RE: [ozmidwifery] Brisbane hospitals alleged discriminatory employment

2005-03-30 Thread B G
Title: Message I am interested in this alleged discrimination issue. As a QNU (not QNC) Councillor I would invite persons affected in Queensland to email me off list soI can take specifics, keeping people's identity out,to the next Council meeting. people can also contact QNU direct as

RE: [ozmidwifery] Brisbane hospitals alleged discriminatory employment

2005-03-30 Thread B G
Title: Message Yes Pinky, I lived on a small dairy farm at Rotoehu or Pongakawa Valley -in the bush. I went to Te Puke High, nee Hastie part of the Pittar whanu as well (from Maketu). Where you one of the Paengaroa Schutt's? Would be interested to know, take care Barb -Original

[ozmidwifery] Update contact shadow minister assisting leader for the status of women

2004-12-03 Thread B G
Title: Message Please revise this detail in your contacts list Cheers Barb * NEW SHADOW MINISTER ASSISTING THE LEADER FOR THE STATUS OF WOMEN- TANYA PLIBERSEK Tanya Plibersek is the new Shadow Minister for Work, Family

RE: [ozmidwifery] niphedipine

2004-11-21 Thread B G
There are two forms of nifedipine - one sub-lingual and the other 20mg for oral ingestion. We use the 20mg oral ingestion every 20 minutes by 5 doses only. but I do know some places use the S/l dose but only 10mg. One brand was the green gel capsule that one could aspirate the solution and pop

RE: [ozmidwifery] Postnatal Observations

2004-11-16 Thread B G
Are these healthy women actually woken up for obs during the night! That is ridiculous. We do daily T, P and only do the BP if elevated antenatally or in Birth Suite and then it may only be daily. If she required IOL for BP then she may be on TDS BP never at night. After the first 24 hours of a

RE: [ozmidwifery] Epidurals

2004-11-05 Thread B G
Title: Message I have assisted a woman who had ITP with coags 40. Dr's were very reluctant to use an epidural and instead used a fentanyl PCA. This was very effective, she wasn't too drugged and as fentanyl has a very short half life seemed to work well with her, minmal effect on the infant

RE: [ozmidwifery] Active Birth classes at Redcliffe south of Brisbane?

2004-10-12 Thread B G
Redcliffe is just north of Brisbane so could you check which area you mean? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Julie Clarke Sent: Tuesday, 12 October 2004 10:40 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ozmidwifery] Active Birth classes at Redcliffe

RE: [ozmidwifery] Info needed urgently

2004-09-21 Thread B G
Title: Message Anne Louise, Until our Obstetrician retired a few years ago we had private/public patients in the same ward cared for by the same midwives in BS and ward without any trouble what so ever. Sometimes the Obs got there late, no problems. The only issue was when they went home

RE: [ozmidwifery] floradix

2004-09-20 Thread B G
Title: Message I recommend it to clients especially if their haemoglobin levels are very low. Feed back is that the ladies tolerate it much better, less constipating and it really work quickly. Cheers Barb -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [ozmidwifery] admission ctg

2004-09-18 Thread B G
Our director has made his decision on a risk assessment model of care. Litigation being the prime reason. Hence nothing to do with evidence based practice or clinical need. G... Don't you hate because if you go against the establishment policy/protocol and something happened you wont be

[ozmidwifery] research question

2004-09-17 Thread B G
Title: Message I have a dilemma. CTG's- we all know research has proven admission CTG's are of no benefit however when there has been a verbal workplace directive by the Director of O G as a litigation risk management that all admissions to Birth Suite have a routine baseline CTG and you

RE: [ozmidwifery] Pelvic floor problems

2004-09-09 Thread B G
I found the page as per link. Sunday, I downloaded the new Windows XP SP2 update that put up its own firewall as part of the package. I was unable to do anything including banking on line, yahoo games and opening links like these. I quickly removed this update as I have a good virus buster in VET.

RE: [ozmidwifery] Bumper stickers!

2004-09-08 Thread B G
I accessed without problems but it does take time for the images to appear even with ADSL. As you said most of it is under construction. Is this part of Birth International? I thought it was a new concept. Cheers Barb -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

RE: [ozmidwifery] Request for information on current models of midwifery led care

2004-08-02 Thread B G
Title: Message Helen, From my limited knowledge as an ex-kiwi there is no opportunity to sue. I hope others will correct me if I have got it wrong. If an adverse event occurs the injured person have the right to be supported or as long as it takes for recovery or for comfort by the ACC.

[ozmidwifery] FW: [leftq-notice] FW: Letter US Congress PBS USFTA

2004-06-07 Thread B G
Title: Message -Original Message-From: Abbott, Sarah (Sen C. Moore) [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 7 June 2004 11:11 AMTo: [EMAIL PROTECTED]Subject: [leftq-notice] FW: Letter US Congress PBS USFTA-Original Message-From: Tracy Schrader [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]

[ozmidwifery] Information please

2004-05-25 Thread B G
Title: Message To dear listers, Is there anyone on the list who worked with O G Dr Hassan Titiz in Melbourne? I think he was at Sunshine Hospital but cannot be sure. Cheers Barb

[ozmidwifery] Pinky's trip to Brisbane

2004-05-01 Thread B G
Title: Message Last few days on the list Pinky advised us of her next visit to Brisbane. I remember it was at the Ester Centre but somehow your email has since disappeared. Is it possible for it to be resent as I have a had enquiries from people who want to attend. Thanks in anticipation

RE: [ozmidwifery] Epidural

2003-11-17 Thread B G
I did a great birth last week which showed the woman's strength and belief in her own body. 3rd pregnancy with twins. Usual IOL at 38 weeks but declined an epidural which was respected. History of precipitate births. I come onto Birth Suite at 2.30 with a new student who had only assisted at

RE: [ozmidwifery] who is really there for women ? long

2003-10-14 Thread B G
Title: Message Ditto, well put Joy. We must always remember that all women have the right to choose. High risk women have much reduced choices but lets ensure that these women can also be attended to by midwives educated and mindful of the risk factors. Many women are delaying birth so

RE: [ozmidwifery] who is really there for women ? long

2003-10-14 Thread B G
Title: Message Justine, I agree with you on what you have put here. I'd love to be able to attend healthy women which most are but even healthy women can run into difficulties. It is then a 'good' midwife who would consult and refer with the woman's best interests in mind. An adverse

RE: [ozmidwifery] Saturday Courier Mail double page spread

2003-09-15 Thread B G
Title: Message Mez think- .the lucrative reproductive technology decent hours, more money, technically interesting but then they may go for ultrasounds, be at the cutting edge, develop emotionally charged super pictures of smiling babes for equally indulgent parents to be who know no

RE: [ozmidwifery] Back again...

2003-05-31 Thread B G
for the Festival when he was the Pollie. Cheers, Cas. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of B G Sent: Friday, 30 May 2003 7:29 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] Back again... Congratulations on your birth. Enjoy your infant

RE: [ozmidwifery] Back again...

2003-05-30 Thread B G
Congratulations on your birth. Enjoy your infant, they grow up too fast. One of the organisers of Woodford's festival wife is a supporter of NMAP and she is a pollie (and so was he at one stage) so good luck for Woodford. It is a magical festival. Keep up BAG - there is a need for the group.

RE: [ozmidwifery] diabetes

2003-05-30 Thread B G
Rhonda, That is why women with risk factors like GDM must have access to midwifery care and not be purely attended to by medical staff. How many are slotted into high risk clinics seen only by Drs, Diabetic Educator whom may not be a midwife, dieticians who espouse expensive healthy foods

RE: [ozmidwifery] Bullying - doing something about it

2003-04-06 Thread B G
Unfortunately AIRC gave us (Public sector) the Business Planning Framework as part of the interim or MX award not ratios. It is complex to describe but it seems to be working at Townsville Hospital. If you get onto their home page and look up the Red File it has the rostering project which uses

RE: [ozmidwifery] Bullying - doing something about it

2003-04-05 Thread B G
Good luck Carolyn with the NSWNA elections. Andrea the conference looks good. Dearly love to go. I was recently elected to QNU Council as a member and also as the only practicing midwife. I will always speak up for midwifery practice and the families we support. Qld members please start

RE: [ozmidwifery] Bullying - doing something about it

2003-04-05 Thread B G
YES YES YES YES you can join QNU I have attempted to ensure QNU Councillors are aware/educated that there are midwives who are not nurses practicing in QLD. You are not the first midwife to do so and some have been practicing for years! QNU put out an alert recently to agency staff regarding

RE: [ozmidwifery] Bullying - doing something about it

2003-04-05 Thread B G
Sandra, What you have written is so true. People like to 'leave it to someone else' or 'I'm too busy' yet are so critical when things don't pan out the way they wish. I also feel some of that behaviour is indicative of repressed groups. Bullying behaviours are so rampant in health many people fail