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When Chivalry Is More Control Than Care

I messaged her on Facebook, using an idiotic subject line: “an inconvenient truth.” After a few heated exchanges, she agreed to have dinner with me. That evening I smoothed my green tweed skirt as I waited for her to arrive at the southern-style restaurant I had chosen. Perversely, I had picked this place because it… Read More »

Improper removal of personal protective equipment contaminates healthcare workers

More than one-third of healthcare workers were contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms, or MDRO, after caring for patients colonized or infected with the bacteria, according to a study in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. The study found that 39 percent of workers made errors in… Read More »