Measles Outbreak

Measles Outbreaks Continue

CDC Not Overly Concerned As one physician has characterized it, measles is an “exquisitely contagious” disease. Recent and persistent outbreaks in the United States would support that sentiment. Although eradicated from this country nearly 20 years ago, measles is making a bit of a…

Emergent Microbial Threats

CDC-approved strategies for nurses to perform risk migration According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is estimated that one out of every twenty-five hospitalized patients will contract a Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI). Each year HAI’s are a documented source of…

Nursing Management of the Zika Virus

The World Health Organization recently had an emergency meeting to explore the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in Central America. It is imperative that obstetrical and gynecology nurses are aware of the transmission, treatment and education of the patients diagnosed with the virus.…

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