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Joined Mar 14, '04 - from 'California, USA'. herring_RN is a registered nurse. She has '>40 years' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Critical care, tele, Medical-Surgical'. Posts: 12,454 (70% Liked) Likes: 21,954

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  1. Ebola. The very name of this evil virus is striking anxiety in the bravest of nurses. Nurses everywhere are facing the...
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  2. Thank you for this very timely article. This should answer the questions of many nurses regarding their rights when dealing...
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  3. Thanks for the article. Quite insightful
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  4. Just because the CDC have new PPEs recommendations that still does not force health care facilities to follow them they...
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  5. Possibly. But if there was one thing we learned from SARS I think it was that it better to be over-protected than under.
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  6. What about STAFFING? None of the new recommendations say anything about ebola patients being one on one or two on one. ...
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  7. There needs to be many hands-on, experienced nurses helping to make these decisions! I have very little faith in the...
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  8. One of the nurses I work with the other day was ranting (justifiably) about a news article posted on FB about a town in...
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  9. "We have to question everything. We have to report things we feel aren’t in our or our patient’s best interests. We have to...
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  10. The recent plethora of news regarding the two nurses who contracted Ebola through contact while giving patient care raises...
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  11. :yes: At this point, there needs to be efficiency; it may be this person, until otherwise, I'm observing before passing...
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  12. Nina Amber and Brianna I am going to design a tshirt for you that says I kicked ebola's @$$. Maggie :)
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  13. THANKS TO ALL THE NURSES WHO CONTINUE TO RISK THEIR LIVES JUST TO SAVE ANOTHER. If I start naming now, I may not end. To all...
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  14. Thank you Amber and Nina, for letting your story be told. Your story has caused a movement, there is now a mandatory...
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  15. Words cannot express the gratitude, healing vibes and prayers and love I send to Nina, Amber and all the nurses, doctors...
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  16. I think the reason given for that is that the nurses who ended up infected were taking care of him when he was the sickest,...
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  17. I'm a pretty practical person. The loss of wages when you're quarantined would be a main concern of mine. I honestly don't...
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  18. The funding is the issue, isn't it always? I just read the thread on new CDC recommendations and sure,it looks good on...
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  19. THIS. Preparedness is key, as well as thorough, frequent reviews before annual reviews assist in making sure that...
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  20. I hope it is a game-changer in at least one way. ... I hope that it will be a "kick in the butt" for hospitals that have...
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  21. This is why I carry additional insurance. I do not look towards my employer to be my safety net in the instance where I am...
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  22. I am heavily involved in development of my organization's strategy for dealing with EBOLA & any other "highly infectious...
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  23. Forgot to add that they are looking into installing plexiglass partitions to provide further protection moving forward.
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  24. I am afraid hospitals are going for the cheapest equipment they can get away with. It was highly suggested by the CDC that...
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  25. My favorite group of deniers right now are the "Stevie Wonder Can See" people. The truth is out there! Also, does any one...
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  26. Glad to hear that! Yes, my cousin performs stem cell research. This facility is top notch. Best of luck to you with your...
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  27. Heard tonight that Nina Pham's condition has now been upgraded from "fair to good". See below. Update on Clinical Status...
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  28. I go to the NIH every week as part of one my PhD classes. That NIH hospital has great resources. The level of education is...
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  29. The policy makers at the CDC live in the same society as everyone else. Even if they were all suffering from antisocial...
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  30. This!
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  31. Well, it's a start. Nurses and nurse aides are likely to handle ebola when it's feverish, sweaty and warm to the touch -...
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  32. Nothing yet. Hopeful every time I go to the mailbox. I have no clue what the compensation would be. I did the math.. on even...
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  33. It's good she got an attorney. She has been unfairly raked over the coals. Classic blame the victim tactics. Shameless. ...
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  34. LOVE it!!!
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  35. Dear Nina and Amber, Praying for you to fully recover from Ebola! Be at peace. Thank you for caring for patients.
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  36. I'm just as confused as you are. The CDC cannot possibly be that ignorant. It's not possible. It doesn't make any sense, no...
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  37. Finally - some guidelines I feel relatively safe following! Now our hospital will provide the same equipment we have seen...
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  38. Have read the above mentioned precautions, noticed that there was mention of an isolation room with own bathroom, have...
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  39. In theory, I wish I could put my trust in the CDC...and/or the hospital. In reality, when I think about the possibility of...
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  40. Below are handouts from University of Nebraska Medical Center. One is for donning PPE and the other doffing. Very...
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  41. My deepest appreciation, thanks and respect to ALL health care workers putting their lives on the line, in harm's way every...
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  42. Hold that lamp high for it is always darkest before the dawn. Your courage is making a difference, and Together Everyone...
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  43. I answered "I don't know" to the question about feeling safe going to local hospital for Ebola treatment. Living in a city...
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  44. Ontario Canada here. As of this week: Registration clerks and triage nurses are working in full PPE: gloves, masks , face...
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  45. I work in postpartum and I'm still unclear about how we should treat the mom and baby diagnosed with ebola. When we asked...
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  46. Anyone who presents with symptoms and have had recent travel to pertinent areas outside the U.S. will be isolated down in...
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  47. Most patients only stay 3 days in our local medical center. I have seen many have to be rehospitalized in worse condition....
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. To Nina, Amber, and Brianna YOU are the kind of nurses I would want to take care of me. Not afraid to get right in there...
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  49. Thank you to all nurses who put their lives on the line to treat these helpless people. Nina and Amber, prayers for you to...
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  50. While my heart aches for Nina, Amber and Brianna, at the same time it's bursting with pride that these three women stepped...
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