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Turkish Medical Association's report on healthcare in Diyarbakır

Translated from Turkish by Translators for justice

Source: http://www.ttb.org.tr/images/stories/haberler/file/DIYARBAKIR_AHK_15_OCAK.pdf

January 15th, 2016

“Don’t turn family healthcare centers numbered 2 and 3 in Bağlar, Diyarbakır into police stations, let the family health centers re-open!” 1,676 more words

Türkçe Metinler

Seroprevalence of pertussis amongst healthcare professionals in Spain.

This multi-center, hospital-based observational study determined the seroprevalence of pertussis antibodies amongst healthcare professionals from three different hospitals in Spain to ascertain the health status of professionals attending to susceptible groups who are at risk of contracting and transmitting pertussis. 169 more words

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16-02 Segment 1: Violence against healthcare workers

http://media.blubrry.com/radiohealthjournal/mediatracks.com/shows/RHJ_2016/RHJ_16-02A.mp3

Synopsis: Healthcare workers are about four times more likely than workers in any other field to be attacked on the job, usually by patients or family members, and most often in the emergency department. 2,231 more words

Radio Health Journal Podcasts

Does working in hospital increases seroprevalence and carrier state against Bordetella pertussis?

Health care environments have been the setting for a number of pertussis outbreaks. Immunity after vaccination wanes overtime leading to a growing population of susceptible adolescents and adults. 233 more words

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High School Magnet Programs Hoping To Chip Away Healthcare Worker Shortage

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RICHARDSON (CBS11) – As the nation ages, the much discussed shortage of healthcare workers is fast moving from nagging concern to full blown crisis. 398 more words

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Old-School Nurse in a New Paradigm

I’m an old-school nurse working in a new paradigm.

That’s me in the pictures, nearly thirty years ago.  The white dress, pin and cap, along with white hose, white slip, white shoes, white cardigan and a… 400 more words

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Barriers to the Use of PPE to Prevent Pertussis Exposures in a Pediatric Primary Care Network.

The resurgence of pertussis is contributing to mounting healthcare worker (HCW) exposures, especially within pediatric outpatient settings. Infection prevention and control (IPC) guidelines for ambulatory sites exist, but are not uniformly implemented. 227 more words

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