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  1. Kitiger

    Face Mask Support Frames

    Is anybody using face mask support frames? How do they fit over the nose? Do they mess up the seal? My husband bought some N 95 face masks, and I don't like the way the mask sucks in and out, hitting my mouth & nose with each breath. The mas...
  2. Many nurses have responded negatively to the new CDC guidelines for shortening isolation time for health care workers who test positive for COVID as it anticipates a surge in hospitalizations due to the Omicron variant. Healthcare workers with COVID-...
  3. Learn the COVID facts from the CDC

    According to a policy statement released Nov 17 by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), all nurses need to learn the specifics of COVID from the CDC and educate their patients about it accordingly. The nurse's license may de...
  4. Been engaged in alot of discussion under the COVID heading. Got me thinking. I find myself not trusting published data. There's so much politicization of everything. The government agencies are simply not independent and they are the source of most i...
  5. jive turkey

    Why did the CDC do this?

    One answer why, is from the CDC via WSJ is cited below. It would be interesting to discuss and share viewpoints regarding the concept of putting a patent on an isolated virus, if there's any relation to SARS CoV 2, and if the public should be ...
  6. caretakerofkids

    Tired of being "the bad guy"...

    I am tired of being the "bad guy" and I just want to keep our kids safe! Are the rest of you getting negative feedback from parents when you have to call to tell them their child needs to quarantine due to being a close contact of a positive student...
  7. The sprays, wipes and liquids nurses frequently use to prevent infection could be harmful to lung health. A new study, published in JAMA Network Open found workplace exposure to cleaning chemicals significantly increases the risk in COPD among nurses...
  8. Flu vaccine education, consents and declinations..... Oh My!The 2018-2019 flu season is upon us and flu vaccination campaigns have been launched across the United States. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends receiving the flu vaccine prior...
  9. MassED

    2013 Superbug

    While I should be studying for my upcoming CEN test date, with coffee in hand, I decide to wander the "science" headlines, as I am apt to do on a warm and sunny Sunday morning. I pay attention to these headlines, as being on the front line in an emer...
  10. Okay, so maybe it’s not time to toss out your N-95. However, a recent update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association shows an overall decline of TB cases. The organizations also report...
  11. JAMA 9/9/2020 JAMA: Clinical Outcomes in Young US Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19 Per CDC's latest figures. Covid-19 is increasing rapidly among young adults age 18-34 and highest among young adults ages 20 to 29. From June to August 20...
  12. Well I sure hope my name is off of McKessons Flu vaccine delivery slip at prior employer.... got call last year at home I had delivery after I had changed positions and no longer responsible for vaccine distribution. Red Flags Flying.... Th...
  13. Tuberculosis (TB) - The Unseen Villain

    TB - what is it?Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis - or TB) is an airborne disease carried in airborne particles (droplet nuclei 1-5 microns in diameter). Inhalation of the TB droplet can develop into the lungs - in most cases - but can affe...
  14. As AN members wisely surmised due to virulence infection in many families. Wonder how many at SCOTUS nomination that came up positive also attended indoor reception?? Karen CNN 10/05/2020 New CDC guidance says COVID-19 can spre...
  15. Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN

    Avoiding Antibiotic Resistance: What to Tell Your Patients

    Antibiotic resistance is an ongoing problem in healthcare. Many of our institutional quality assurance and performance improvement measures are linked to infection control and different forms of reducing antibiotic resistance. And that's a great plac...
  16. I'm a senior nursing student and this debate arose with a couple of my classmates and me. I work as an ER tech and they work as patient care techs on the floor. As of right now, CDC guidelines state for PPE: So basically CDC is saying wear an N95 ...
  17. Brenda F. Johnson

    There Is A New Fungus Among Us: Candida Auris

    What Is Candida Auris?The Auris part of the name for Candida Auris refers to the ear because this fungus is found in the ear. Although it is found in the ear, it is also detected in many other parts of the body such as the bloodstream and wound infec...
  18. The infant was fretful and screaming after she gave him his injection. Since she did not bring the portable sharps container to the isolette, she quickly recapped the used syringe, and in her haste, she poked her finger with the needle. She grabbed s...
  19. CDC reverses course on testing asymptomatic people for COVID-19, again Do you agree with the CDC's reversal?
  20. I'm an nurse in an inpatient detox in a larger city. Our facility is large and had many extra beds when COVID hit and so we "offered" them up to the county to be used as isolation for positive patients with nowhere to go. These patients have mi...
  21. Joe V

    COVID-19: The War

    By now, every single solitary person on the face of the earth knows what is happening. Covid-19 is on the news hour after hour, day after day. We keep up with alerts constantly. We practice social-distancing. We work under adverse conditions, pleadin...
  22. On Tuesday, February 25th, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) held a telebriefing to update the media on the agency’s response to COVID-19.  Federal health officials are implementing preparedness and response plans, as more cases are exp...
  23. One individual's personal experience as a journalist on a coronavirus reporting team ... Read the article in its entirety: I Lived Through SARS and Reported on Ebola. These Are the Questions We Should Be Asking About Coronavirus
  24. 10/21/2020 CDC expands definition of who is a Covid-19 ‘close contact’ in contact tracing section to include multiple individual exposures within 24hr period totaling 15 min. Karen CDC: Close Contact definition