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Open Letter to Healthcare Workers - how not to behave with someone with an eating disorder

Going to the doctors is very hard for most people with an eating disorder.  The NUMBER ONE reason I don’t want to go is because I don’t want to get on… 1,299 more words

Overeating

Exposure to information and seasonal influenza vaccination uptake in nurses

Coverage of annual influenza vaccination of healthcare workers (HCWs) varies and remains at a sub-optimal level in many countries | Journal of Hospital Infection

As HCWs are often exposed to a variety of information on vaccination, their pattern of exposure may impact their decision, which deserves further investigation. 228 more words

Vaccination

Medical Office Violence - Many Cases Pain Related

Image above from Fox News

Healthcare workers frighteningly face assault all too often, including verbal, sexual and physical, with some of these instances including gun violence.   485 more words

News

These Jobs Are Safer From Automation Than We Thought

Good news for health care workers and truck drivers: Your jobs are unlikely to go to a robot any time soon, according to new research. 562 more words

Tech

Disinfection of gloved hands for multiple activities with indicated glove use on the same patient

Most hand hygiene guidelines recommend that gloves should be changed during patient care when an indication for hand disinfection occurs | The Journal of Hospital Infection… 246 more words

Hand Hygiene

Medical Emergency

In many ways, I feel our medical system in British Columbia is on life support.  We have unprecedented wait times for surgery.  This is after waiting for scans and 4 – 5 months waiting times to see a specialist.  268 more words

Empowering People

Reducing the Risk of Mouth to Mouth Transmission of Pathogens Via Parking Tickets.

In the initial phase of our study 598 staff members were observed entering the carpark. 21.6% of them put their parking ticket in their mouth | Journal of Hospital Infection… 93 more words

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