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Season 1  "Maternity"  1x4

Aired 16 years ago - Dec 07, 2004

When a virus is spreading among the hospital, infecting six babies, House and his team must make decisions that could compromise the lives of the babies.

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Recap of House Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 1
Exhibit B: Baby Boy Hausen.
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It means that some random doctor of indeterminate skill thinks that the patient's bowel is obstructed.
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You're finding a cluster because you think it's interesting to find a cluster.
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This imaginary infection has spread to the next floor?
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Yes. I am very sorry. Why are you doing this?
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- That'll take months. - Needle in a haystack.
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V.R.E.? "H" flu.
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so we're starting them on the strongest antibiotics that we've got,
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Your son was born healthy.
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No.
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We have an epidemic in this hospital, and your tie is becoming a petri dish.
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They name it, dress it up in tiny clothes, arrange playdates with other parasites.
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Please, me and my husband wanted to have a kid soon,
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And the urine tests show no casts.
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- On adults, with their consent. - Fine. I'll get the parents' consent.
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Vancomycin is the best treatment for MRSA, so we're gonna keep giving it to her.
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What did you tell them? I told them the truth.
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Dr. House, this is my husband, Charlie.
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Thank you.
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but try not to get ahead of yourself.
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Tell them their child probably saved five lives.
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Maybe she should be thinking about a different specialty.
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Sniffles? No problem. Have some azithromycin.
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You're talking vials, not stick tests? I wouldn't take more than five or six.
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They got moved to the fifth floor, but they're probably all checked out by now.
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- Three viruses? - But what's weirder, the healthy kid we tested,
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It's an enterovirus. It lodges in the intestinal tract.
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So, pulmonary resistance has stabilized for the two kids, but, uh, B.P.'s still--
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Great. Glad we talked.
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Or deliver the baby? That would be "no".
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Hi. She's doing great.
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either has no experience with death or too much,
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I'm in the haystack.

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Recap of House Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 2
It means that some random doctor of indeterminate skill thinks that the patient's bowel is obstructed.
#2
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You're finding a cluster because you think it's interesting to find a cluster.
#3
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This imaginary infection has spread to the next floor?
#5
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Yes. I am very sorry. Why are you doing this?
#6
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 7
- That'll take months. - Needle in a haystack.
#7
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 8
V.R.E.? "H" flu.
#8
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so we're starting them on the strongest antibiotics that we've got,
#10
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Your son was born healthy.
#11
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No.
#12
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We have an epidemic in this hospital, and your tie is becoming a petri dish.
#13
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 4 (S01E04) - 14
They name it, dress it up in tiny clothes, arrange playdates with other parasites.
#14
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Please, me and my husband wanted to have a kid soon,
#15
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And the urine tests show no casts.
#16
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- On adults, with their consent. - Fine. I'll get the parents' consent.
#19
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Vancomycin is the best treatment for MRSA, so we're gonna keep giving it to her.
#21
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What did you tell them? I told them the truth.
#22
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Dr. House, this is my husband, Charlie.
#23
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Thank you.
#24
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but try not to get ahead of yourself.
#26
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Tell them their child probably saved five lives.
#29
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Maybe she should be thinking about a different specialty.
#31
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Sniffles? No problem. Have some azithromycin.
#32
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You're talking vials, not stick tests? I wouldn't take more than five or six.
#35
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They got moved to the fifth floor, but they're probably all checked out by now.
#37
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- Three viruses? - But what's weirder, the healthy kid we tested,
#38
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It's an enterovirus. It lodges in the intestinal tract.
#40
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So, pulmonary resistance has stabilized for the two kids, but, uh, B.P.'s still--
#43
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Great. Glad we talked.
#44
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Or deliver the baby? That would be "no".
#45
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Hi. She's doing great.
#47
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either has no experience with death or too much,
#48
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I'm in the haystack.
#50