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G-Tube site, pretty much another staff i mean staph infection by Strapples Patient Expert Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 12:00am G-Tube site infection day 2 Well well well, looks like the staff, err staph from my trach decided to jump to my G-Tube site and infect that! So we are using the Bactroban down there now to kill off the bacteria and be done with the staph infections. At this point we are restricting ALL visito ... Read on »
Be cautious and careful... by Weight Master E. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:25pm I have a friend who, recently, come close to losing his leg. First of all, he's extremely overweight, but he really can't help it. He's self-conscience about it, be he does have a medical problem. When he was 16-17 years old, he begged his mother to let him have his stomach stapled, but now that he's 18, I think he's adapting to his situation. ... Read on »
Hospital Tests OR Staff for Staph – 15 Tested Positive and Treated Before Returning to Work by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 05 Sep 2009 10:21pm After treatment, the workers all returned to their normal duties.  This is one of the never-never events where the hospitals eat the bill if patients become infected, and just over all this appears to me to be a good idea to test and see if in fact any staff in the hospital are infected, as it seems to me their level of potential infection with c ... Read on »
New York Chiropractor, DRX 9000 Manhattan by Dr. Shoshany Facebook Posted Wed 30 May 2007 12:00am www.drshoshany.com Call (212) 645-8151 for Spinal decompression treatment in Manhattan. I just received another patient testimonial and wanted to post it below: or visit my website at http://www.drshoshany.com/testimonials.php for more patient testimonials About five months ago I was taking 3 ... Read on »
a HANDful by Kristen H. Posted Thu 05 Apr 2012 1:43pm Poor Dad can never seem to catch a break... and neither can I!  He has proven to be a HANDful this week. I got a call on Monday from his care-givers who were concerned about a possible bug bite on Dad's wrist that had caused his whole hand to swell up.  Since it's impossible to get an appointment at the Veteran's Assoc on the day of, or even t ... Read on »
The Preventionist by C. Lyn Walter, RN BSN PHN CIC Posted Sat 01 Dec 2012 10:11pm Posted By Chris on An Infection Control professional, more recently referred to as an Infection Preventionist (ICP) is usually required to be a licensed Registered or Vocational Nurse, depending on state regulations. Some of the duties of the Infection Preventionist may include: Su ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Diagnostic Devices for the by FDA Posted Wed 15 Jun 2011 12:00am DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: June 15, 2011 You should submit comments and suggestions regarding this draft document within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance. S ... Read on »
Great progress to the west by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 1:50pm OK, so not really that far west, but in Northampton, MA, at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. The press release follows. Congratulations to the entire group for a job well done! NORTHAMPTON, Mass – It’s been one year and 28 days since a Cooley Dickinson Hospital ICU patient has become sick with ventilator-associated pneumonia, a serious infection th ... Read on »
The alternative summit by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am While Obama was travelling between No 10, Buckingham Palace and the American Ambassador’s residence as Winfield House as part of the G20 Summit, an alternative gathering was taking place in the Palace of Westminster. Dr Brian Iddon, MP for Bolton South East convened a small group to consider Healthcare Associated Infections : are we doing enough ... Read on »
Dennis Quaid is continuing his e ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:18pm Dennis Quaid is continuing his efforts for better safety in taking a tour of a hospital in Dallas that is using a bar coding system.  Hat’s off for his continued efforts and taking the time to find out what’s available out there.  As everyone remembers his 2 children had staff infections and were taken to Cedars-Sinai, which was the visit that ... Read on »