will check on her patient, and a pediatrician will examine the baby.
Escalating liability premiums for obstetricians--in some cases, to well over $100,000 a year--are driving many to cut their ties to nurse-midwife
At some teaching hospitals, such as Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, 20 percent to 25 percent of 5,000 babies delivered per year are brought into the world by nurse-midwives, said Ann Trudell, chief nurse-midwife
at the county hospital.
In both countries, the large majority of nurse-midwife
participants were women.
The court held, inter alia, that regardless of whether the plaintiff's experts could establish that the hospital's midwife caused the plaintiff's son's injuries as obstetricians/gynecologists, the plaintiff's experts were not qualified to offer testimony regarding the standard of practice of the hospital's nurse-midwife
Specifically, an attorney could argue that a nurse-midwife
was practicing beyond her education, he said.
This nationally recognized institution traces its humble beginnings and commitment to service to Mary Breckinridge, a visionary and trailblazing woman who, in 1925, established the Frontier Nursing Service, traveling on horseback through the hills of Eastern Kentucky to serve as a nurse-midwife
for mothers during childbirth.
The term nurse-midwife
is used for these practitioners, as it is for those not working in areas related to midwifery practice.
That was the situation with which one nurse-midwife
was confronted in this extraordinary Connecticut case.
The television commercial features a cozy yet clinical environment in which a professional actress plays the part of a certified nurse-midwife
She was Nurse-Midwife
with the USAF Regional Hospital, Langley AFB, Virginia, with the 416th Medical Group, Griffiss AFB, Rome, New York and with the 10th Medical Group, USAF Academy in Colorado.
Why would an auxiliary nurse-midwife
(ANM) of Rajasthan prefer to reside within her work area?