The Ebola situation has many in the United States at panic levels. We’ve already had several patients with Ebola on U.S. soil. We’ve already already had a death caused by Ebola. The media is spreading panic and is doing a terrible job at informing the public of any real facts. Mistakes have been made in this Ebola epidemic. For example, the hospital that released the Ebola patient stated the they did so because of a problem related to an EHR, but they later recanted. While I didn’t see it … [Read more...] about Ebola Facts and Checklist for Healthcare Providers (and Everyone Else)
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Accepting a mandatory flu vaccine has always bothered me. Personally, it frustrates me because of the many ethical and health-related questions. It's interesting that nurses are actually pretty divided on this issue. A large and vocal majority The flu is a terrible sickness to have. The risk of pandemic flu is a terrifying thought for most. If our global populations were to experience anything like the 1918 flu pandemic, it would certainly have drastic and deadly consequences. For some … [Read more...] about Should a Mandatory Flu Vaccine Acceptable Practice for Healthcare?