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What to do when a patient refuses vaccines

What to do when a patient refuses vaccines

Choose your battles, and remember, the most powerful seed you plant may just be sharing your own personal choices.

Patients with an irrational fear of vaccinations

Patients with an irrational fear of vaccinations

Vaccines sometimes inspire as much fear as the diseases they’re meant to prevent. Yet think of what would’ve killed you by now if you hadn’t gotten that shot…

Are vaccinations still a medical miracle?

Are vaccinations still a medical miracle?

Want to see a bunch of people get up in arms? Recommend a new vaccination. With a ton of scary stories linking vaccinations with autism (never mind the fact that numerous scientific studies have debunked the link), how do you deal with patients who refuse immunization?

Let’s face it: Nurses are better than doctors at some things

Let’s face it: Nurses are better than doctors at some things

Nurse Rebekah debates Dr. Brady using Mother Goose (yes, you read that right) as a source.

Why do some patients object to vaccinations?

Why do some patients object to vaccinations?

Why do some people just say NO? Are they having trouble separating fact from fiction?

Swine flu or rhinovirus?

Hundreds of sick children admitted to hospital for the common cold.

A nurse and the H1N1 flu panic

A nurse and the H1N1 flu panic

Instead of properly educating, preparing, and ‘arming’ society – we decided to scare the living daylights out of everyone.

NYT’s ‘well’ nurse gets swine flu

Theresa Brown, RN, contributing writer to the New York Times’ Well blog shares her story about being infected with the swine flu.

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In my mind I am wondering, is the risk of long term effects [from the vaccine] worth the risk for just a severe flu…..I don’t know.

Harvard develops swine flu app for iPhone

One of the foremost medical institutions in the world has launched an iPhone app to help educate and inform about the H1N1 virus.

White House declares swine flu a nat’l emergency

The emergency declaration will help hospitals in several ways including keeping infected patients away from non-infected patients and shortening patient care protocol during hectic times.

To vaccinate or not?

To vaccinate or not?

H1N1. Swine Flu. Whatever people call it, it is all over the media and vastly spreading throughout the U.S. Many doctors are suggesting we vaccinate our small children against this virus, but others say not to.

NY overturns mandatory vaccinations?

A temporary restraining order has been enforced on the state of NY…

Major nursing strike planned

Over 16,000 registered nurses at 39 hospitals in California and Nevada are planning a one-day strike on Friday, October 30th.

This little piggy went to market, this little piggy got swine flu

This little piggy went to market, this little piggy got swine flu

I feel like I’m in a bad dream when the monster is running after you and you can’t run away fast enough. But in this dream it’s a ginormous, pink, pig shaped virus looking to commandeer my cells and multiply.

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