Pandemic Flu

Are we as Nurses prepared for a pandemic flu? If an influenza pandemic occurs, there could be millions of deaths with catastrophic economic outcomes. Please discuss how we are readying ourselves to care for the aged and infirm, contemplating vaccine shortages, questioning our own personal decisions to take the vaccine, and staying abreast of updates as they arrive.

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  1. The H1N1 vaccine will arrive too late to help most Americans
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    by musiklover Oct 20, '09
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  2. H1N1 still possible??
    by Jay2daq Oct 28, '09
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    indigo girl
  3. NY officials rescind mandatory flu shot order
    by realnursealso/LPN Oct 22, '09
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    dgclough
  4. USA today h1n1 article
    by oramar Oct 27, '09
  5. Waseca Health Executive dies from H1N1
    by HM2VikingRN Oct 26, '09
  6. Adjuvant questions answered
    by HonestRN Oct 26, '09
  7. Can anyone tell me amount of Vit.D/Vit.C for prevntion/treatment of swine flu
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    by iwanna Oct 24, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  8. FluMist and Shedding virus to pts.
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    by dawngloves Oct 23, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  9. Swine Flu  can induce  Rhabdomyolysis  --rare complication
    by indigo girl Oct 22, '09
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    NRSKarenRN
  10. Obama Declares Swine Flu a National Emergency
    by Cherybaby Oct 24, '09
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    cardinalle
  11. a different take
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    by morte Oct 19, '09
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    morte
  12. confused by statement, "IF"  H1N1 becomes pandemic"
    by oramar Oct 23, '09
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    HonestRN
  13. Nursing strike to protest poor H1N1 preparedness.
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    by azhiker96 Oct 20, '09
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    HonestRN
  14. H1N1 vaccine... why it should be MY choice!
    by miss81 Oct 22, '09
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  15. Has Anyone Here Received the H1N1 Flumist?
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    by Multicollinearity Oct 14, '09
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    silvergirl
  16. Ny doh suspends vaccines?!
    by RNsckofit Oct 22, '09
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    oramar
  17. U.S. Doctors Answer Flu Questions on New Website
    by HonestRN Oct 23, '09
  18. Mandatory Flu Shots
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    by Ghostmedic Oct 16, '09
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  19. California Releases Half of State's N95 Stockpile
    by indigo girl Oct 22, '09
  20. UK - Docs Unnerved by Patient's Decline
    by indigo girl Oct 22, '09
  21. CDC Notes Change in Ethnic  Pattern of Swine Flu Illnesses
    by indigo girl Oct 22, '09
  22. CDC Updates Infection Control Guidance for Swine Flu
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    by indigo girl Oct 14, '09
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  23. Fighting mandate regarding flu vaccines
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    by Blessedx3 Oct 10, '09
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  24. CDC Podcast for Clinicians on Antivirals
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    by indigo girl Oct 21, '09
  25. Food for thought about vaccination rumors.
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    by HM2VikingRN Oct 20, '09
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  26. CDC  says "this flu season is very sobering"
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    by indigo girl Oct 20, '09
  27. NY Nurse Develops Guillain-Barre After Influenza Vaccine
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    by MikeyBSN Oct 19, '09
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    oramar
  28. Can a patient blow their nose after receiving nasal spray vaccine?
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    by MissBrittanyRN Oct 19, '09
  29. Update on infection rate
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    by nerdtonurse? Oct 18, '09
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    indigo girl
  30. Breastfeeding and H1N1
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    by Marymoomoo Oct 18, '09
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  31. CDC - swine flu claims 11 more kids in US
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    by brian Oct 19, '09
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  32. Judge Stops Mandatory Flu Shots In NYS
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    by DoGoodThenGo Oct 16, '09
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  33. Florida plan advises hospitals to bar some patients in event of severe flu pandemic
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    by musiklover Oct 18, '09
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    indigo girl
  34. ERs busy, vaccine scare in Pittsburgh
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    by oramar Oct 17, '09
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    oramar
  35. A Link To Some Facts on the H1N1 Vaccine Controversy
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    by Scrub Monkey Oct 7, '09
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