the nurse with exema,and exposure
Apr 25, 2003
sorry, i sent out only half a question,but need to give more info. i am the nurse, who flushed a heplock, getting diluted red fluid , on an exema patch of skin. the skin was in no way open, no open sore in site. just dry rough skin. i did not report it ,and now i am sick with fear. please please respond. pt was a 45 yr old man with no significant hx. thank you, have a nice day
Response from Ms. Breuer
Please, please pose this question to one of the physicians at this site. We are not physicians here in the workplace forum, and I think your anxious mind deserves to be put at ease by someone who can explain in depth what risks were and were not involved. Okay? There are many to choose from here...and you deserve an answer.
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