Scoping Infectious Patients
On February 8, fears that improperly cleaned endoscopes may have infected hundreds of patients with hepatitis A, B, C, or HIV swept through ... across any downsides to Rapicide use. FDA regulations state: "Devices that do not penetrate the skin or come ...
Miracle in a Bottle
It will kill people. If it was any good, we'd all be doing it. McDonagh would ... Church -- with hydrogen peroxide and causing a fatal heart attack. St. Clair's wife also won a $68,000 wrongful-death settlement. "Anything we do will be prosecuted ten ...
Topical Microbicides: Removing Barriers to HIV Prevention
in return. Thanks to exhaustive safer sex educational campaigns, millions of people know that a properly used condom can successfully impede transmission of HIV and many other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Yet millions of people do not use condoms ...
3 levels of cleaners to keep the firehouse bug-free
Keep in mind that there is no one product that does it all ... use areas and surfaces. Disinfectant manufacturers might also test specifically against organisms of known concern in health-care practices — HIV, HBV, hepatitis C virus [HCV], and herpes ...
Super bugs: Coming to a department near you
When Tiffen entered policing three decades ago, he says law enforcement officials didn't pay any mind to contaminants or blood-borne pathogens; awareness began to build in the final years of his career as concerns over AIDS and Hepatitis mounted.