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  1. boy did I mess up
    Ellie, Sorry to hear about your accident. If the worst case does happen and you convert there are some great dual modality therapies (Interferon Alfa 2B and Ribavirin) out there. Unlike most of...
    Feb 26, '06
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  2. boy did I mess up
    Sorry to hear about your accident. If the worst case does happen and you convert there are some great dual modality therapies (Interferon Alfa 2B and Ribavirin) out there. Unlike most of the...
    Feb 26, '06
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  3. Dealing w/ contract Staff (scrubsinthewasher)
    What industry are you in? I would first review both the Nurse Practice Act and the practice act for Paramedics. In the states I practice in Paramedics cannot do Audiograms or PFT’s. I don’t have...
    Feb 19, '06
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  4. How many OHN's are on these board?
    I am going to start a new thread to answer you.
    Feb 19, '06
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  5. Herpes 1 vs Herpes 2
    Regardless of where the infection is located, on the lips in the case of cold sores or on the genitalia in the case of ulcers, the infection is sexually transmitted. Someone with oral herpes is...
    Nov 18, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  6. PPD documentation for OR vendors?
    I am not aware of tracking vendor reps. Since the reps have no practical risk of transmitting TB or being exposed to TB from patients (they’re masked, the rooms are too well ventilated for...
    Oct 18, '05
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  7. Help in Bangladesh
    If a water point is a water fountain I agree with the previous poster that there is no risk. But if a water point is communal bucket of water like it is in some communities. He will need to use his...
    Sep 1, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  8. Liability laws for DON's
    Liability law is comprised of common law, state and federal regulations, and state and federal case law. Regardless of the subtype, for instance DON, liability law is not located in one area. You...
    Sep 1, '05
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  9. Volunteer Nurses Needed for Hurricane Emergency!
    LA Nursing Board is coordinating with the other state boards for volunteers. You are to contact your local Board of Nursing who will verify your license/certification status per the National Disaster...
    Aug 31, '05
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  10. OHN from Brazil
    Katia, Don’t worry about your grammar. Your skills are much better than mine would be in any second language I would attempt. My background has been the occupational/environmental health of...
    Aug 21, '05
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  11. OHN from Brazil
    Katia, Welcome to the board. It is great to have a nurse from Brazil participating. I have interacted with Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians from Brazil in the past. Are you...
    Aug 21, '05
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  12. Regarding Hep.B Infection.
    Youknowwho Yes you can have antibodies already but if you don't you will have to pay for it again. Since we know second vaccine titers don't last very long, none of the schools where I have...
    Aug 6, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  13. COHN Certification
    The test is based on the highest basic nursing program you completed. To take the COHN-S you must have completed at least a Bachelor's Degree. It does not reflect your actual duties. The portion...
    Aug 6, '05
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  14. Staph Aureus question
    I see people all the time who continue to work through the pain, ADLs including sports. Decreased ROM is one possible sign of a fracture. Even when I did disaster rescue decreased ROM was rarely a...
    Jul 12, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  15. national medical reserve corps
    The medical reserve corp. has been around for generations under various names. I had a great aunt who received her LPN as a member back in 1901. Many of these volunteer opportunities have always...
    Jul 12, '05
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  16. Staph Aureus question
    I did have a case like this and it did prove to be only a fracture. The scans supported this. There was no acute or six month uptake to support a systemic infection of any type. We where concerned...
    Jul 12, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  17. PTSD Tort Defense
    I just came from my Torts class. I am studying for my Paralegal Degree to be a Nurse Paralegal. I am looking for some references/citations to cases involving defendants who used PTSD as a defense...
    Jul 6, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. D.C. Board of Nursing?
    If you intend to work in the next few months after applying you will also need to possibly apply for a temporary nursing license which will include fees in addition to the 176.00. DC has a...
    May 10, '05
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  19. LPN's in infectious disease
    Since this is no longer an infectious disease nursing discussion I am closing this thread. This discussion can be restarted in another area of the board such as General Nursing Discussion.
    May 10, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  20. syphilis question
    If the patient is having further deteriorating symptoms, which she must be having since it has resulted in her diagnosis, then she is definitely is still infectious in some form. She will need...
    Apr 7, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  21. MRSA please help
    Inform your chain of command that HIPPA does not apply to every health care information situation in the world. It specifically does not apply to the following: Work Place Exposures, Injuries,...
    Mar 28, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  22. infant hiv?
    Since the original poster has not been on this bulletin board since a week after posting this message, which was 1/29/2004, I am closing the thread.
    Jan 31, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  23. Tsunami's effect on the country of Sweden
    InfRn, Thank you for your reporting of events as you experience them. Your updates have been more valuable to me than any news reports since the first 24 hours of the disaster. Your words are an...
    Jan 6, '05
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  24. SARS and bird-flu.
    A quick response is SARS mutated from a specific avian flu and there are thousands of avian influenzas.
    Jan 6, '05
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  25. Resources Sticky  for Disaster Nursing
    The nice thing about Disaster Rescue and Relief is that research and resources are not usually divided by professional group. Disaster care is a very blended community, which I believe is its strong...
    Sep 15, '04
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing


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