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Just a few short weeks ago, Ebola was the talk of the
town. Both the lay public and healthcare professionals seemed consumed with the
topic. Entire cottage industries were born to supply Ebola-proof personal
protective equipment (PPE) and to teach Ebola safety.
There was a CDC conference call almost daily to
I just saw the blockbuster movie Contagion and must say I was pretty impressed. When I watch a medical-themed movie, I always look at it with a critical eye. How factual is it? Is it authentic in terms of scenarios, equipment, procedures and vocabulary?I look for how realistically roles are portrayed. For example I tend to roll my eyes and become ...
The Joint Commission has issues a statement that rude, hostile and obnoxious behavior in the workplace is not simply unpleasant and inappropriate, but can be considered a patient safety or quality of care issue as well.
Anyone who has been in healthcare for a while is aware of a physician, nurse or laboratorian who is known for flying off the ...