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Sciatic treatments and epidural injections

Sciatic treatments and epidural injections

– Hi everybody, this is Ryan Church from the Comprehensive Spine Center in Salt Lake City. I’ve had a few questions come across my desk, regarding spine issues. And I’d like to go ahead and answer one of those for you now. The question is: My husband has sciatic problems. He has done the shots […]

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Implementing TB Infection Control in Out-patient Settings

Implementing TB Infection Control in Out-patient Settings

As a healthcare professional, you have a vital role to play in tuberculosis infection control in your clinic. If you see HIV positive patients in your clinic, you know that they’re at increased risk for getting TB because they’re very susceptible to certain infections. In fact, TB is the leading cause of death in people […]

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My Mom Thought Medicines Were Evil

My Mom Thought Medicines Were Evil

Hey, I’m Chris, I’m 16 and my mom thought I was a rebellious teenager. You know why I was “rebelling”? Because she wouldn’t let me use any traditional medicine or get vaccinated. Wow, I’m such a rebel! But she doesn’t think that anymore, because I proved her wrong. Okay, so here’s the deal. When I […]

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Infection prevention and control in community services

Infection prevention and control in community services

preventing and controlling healthcare associated infections continues to be a significant challenge to health and social care services throughout the world including here in Ireland a healthcare-associated infection is any infection which is contracted as a direct result of treatment in or contact with a health or social care setting. they can have a huge […]

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Struggling with Severe Mental Illness: The Story of Maisie

Struggling with Severe Mental Illness: The Story of Maisie

[Sally Bourke]: Maisie is extremely clever. Very creative, very entertaining. [Maisie Bourke]: Can we make it more like a mountain? [Sally Bourke]: But, she’s always been challenging. She’s always just pushed the limits and boundaries. But she’s so loving and she’s got a lovely character. That I never thought there was some label that needed […]

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The Disease Detectives Stop Outbreaks at Their Source

The Disease Detectives Stop Outbreaks at Their Source

– [Narrator] If a disease breaks out anywhere in the world, the Epidemic Intelligence Service or EIS is called in to investigate the outbreak. – A lot of people refer to EIS as the disease detectives because we are the ones sent out during outbreak or emergency response situations. – [Narrator] The elite team works […]

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