Tuberculin Skin Testing Ruler

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    Does anyone know how I can obtain a real one? I am tired of wasting paper by making copies of old faded paper, then, cutting them down to do the many PPD readings I have to do. I tried looking on line, but, don't see where one can be obtained. I'd like something that I can possible place in my ID badge to pull out at any time. Or, I am hearing that some use calipers of some sort. Any resources?

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    Free from the Centers for Disease Control (U.S.A.):
    http://www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/tb/kit.asp

    "The training kit includes:

    A copy of the Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test Videotape
    A facilitator guide
    A calibrated millimeter ruler"


    Hey, I am all about (1) free nursing resources and (2) improved community health!
    pagandeva2000 and Kurious RN like this.
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    Great resource! Thank you for that information.
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    The one I have is Tubersol by Connaught and has to order call 1-800-vaccine. It is quite old however. Hope that helps.
    pagandeva2000 likes this.
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    Quote from 3rdcareerRN
    Free from the Centers for Disease Control (U.S.A.):
    http://www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/tb/kit.asp

    "The training kit includes:

    A copy of the Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test Videotape
    A facilitator guide
    A calibrated millimeter ruler"


    Hey, I am all about (1) free nursing resources and (2) improved community health!
    Greatly appreciated! I ordered a set already! :bowingpur to 3rdcareerRN!!


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