Infected Needlestick - page 3

by blessedRN29

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Hi guys, I didn't know exactly where to turn to so I'm posting to help gain some personal insight and to calm my nerves. Yesterday morning around 6 am I was giving a SQ heparin shot in a patient's belly. The patient was... Read More


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    I'm so sorry. I really hope everything turns out ok for you.
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    I'm sorry you are having to go through this right now.
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    Been there, I know exactly what you are going through - it's the worst. Said a prayer for you!
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    I will be keeping you in my prayers too.
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    I'm sorry that happened. Prayers to you especially for calmness because I know it is difficult.
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    I'm praying that you have continuous peace of mind and everything will be OK.

    *hug*
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    My thoughts and prayers are with you! I too had an accidental needle stick and drove myself crazy about it! But don't stress yourself about it I'm sure everything will be fine!
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    Will remember you In my prayers!
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    You are in my thoughts and prayers! I can not even imagine the stress you are under, may you have peace and calm.
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    I would take a look at some of the stories from past posters who have had needle stick injuries. I haven't seen anybody who posted in your same position come back with a positive result. You are most likely just fine, but your concern is of course understandable. But, don't allow yourself to worry about things that are beyond your control. There's nothing you can do at this point, but take your preventative medication as prescribed. Praying for you.


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