Tag Archives: Infectious disease

Zika Virus: NursingCenter has you covered

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere you will find an article about the Zika virus, complete with CEU’s, patient education, infographic, and more! I am posting this here to make this information available to all nurses.  I received this information in an … Continue reading

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Here’s why the epidemic strain of C. difficile is so deadly — and a way to stop it

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a nurse, this particular disorder is perplexing and frustrating.  There is no way to know who will get this disease, but it will be someone who is in the hospital.  Once a patient on the … Continue reading

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Hospital-Acquired MRSA Infections On the Decline, CDC Says

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia I found this article on Business Week and thought it would be a good piece of information to showcase here.  At my hospital, we are still seeing quite a large number of … Continue reading

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MRSA More Likely to Lurk in Certain Patients

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by jbtiv via Flickr MRSA has become a major issue nurses face daily.  It was once very rare, but now has become almost commonplace. The question I have about this disease is what becomes … Continue reading

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Drug-resistant bacteria on increase in U.S.: study

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchMRSA is a very dangerous organism, killing a number of people each year.  With it firmly entrenched out in our communities now, hospitals and nurses have a daunting challenge.  This article simply explains the results of … Continue reading

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When Viruses (Including H1N1) and Bacteria are as Close as your Fingertips; VirWall’s New Innovation Can Disarm Killer Keyboards

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia As hospitals push staff more and more about hand-washing and aseptic technique, I believe that we also need to beef up our “housekeeping” abilities.  I know that as a microbiology student, I … Continue reading

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C. difficile infections in the news

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a nurse working in an inpatient psychiatric hospital, I know what the words “c. diff” mean and I also know how infectious the condition is. This is serious that now the bug has migrated outside … Continue reading

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Virulent Strain of MRSA Resists Treatment

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife   As a nurse in a psychiatric hospital, I am very alarmed by this article.  It seems that MRSA has become commonplace with the population I serve and my … Continue reading

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