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  • Posted in: IP Talk

    A tough situation, when the patient refuses! This is nursing's job, not the ICP. I would verify that you are using really good nit combs. The typical hospital comb or even the comb with the lice treatment may not do the trick. We had a similar ...

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    Posted in: IP Talk

    Here is a poster ( http://www.henrythehand.com/pages_blocks/images/links/GermsHands08.pdf )  you may print, post everywhere and ask staff to share with their family and friends, as hand hygiene starts at home and yes should be continued at work. This ...

  • Posted in: IP Talk

    Pediculosis is a tough one! Lice always produce such an emotional reaction - you literally can see people shudder with disgust. This makes compassion a commodity. It is unfortunate that many times judgement comes along with the reaction too, with assumptions ...

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    I'm going to assume this is head lice, as opposed to body lice or pubic lice. Or scabies! The key to successful treatment is combing out every last nit with a fine tooth comb. We had patients with big, snarly hair, and no one who could take the hours ...

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