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shugh514 Donating Member (274 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-08-05 05:56 AM
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32. Thanks for ranting
I had never heard of this. Being of good health and rarely sick, I don't frequent hospitals. A google search of my local hospital and staph together brought up alot of results I need to read up on.
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  -a rant about hospitals and infections... fleabert  Jul-08-05 04:04 AM   #0 
  - Is it the hospitals though?  tjdee   Jul-08-05 04:07 AM   #1 
  - Very often the hospital  ForrestGump   Jul-08-05 04:12 AM   #2 
  - Wow.  tjdee   Jul-08-05 04:14 AM   #10 
  - Here's one example...  ForrestGump   Jul-08-05 04:29 AM   #22 
  - Part of it is staffing ratio.  SarahBelle   Jul-08-05 09:48 AM   #42 
  - I believe the writer Dick Schaap's family just settled with a hospital.  GOPisEvil   Jul-08-05 11:06 AM   #55 
  - staph...all of them except Andy's (I am not privvy to what his was)  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:12 AM   #3 
  - Yes. Lots of cases of that here, too.  Maddy McCall   Jul-08-05 04:13 AM   #5 
  - Once staph gets in an operating room, it's impossible to get rid of it  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-08-05 04:14 AM   #8 
  - You're awake.  Maddy McCall   Jul-08-05 04:15 AM   #12 
  - Yeah I woke up  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-08-05 04:17 AM   #15 
  - how does one find that out?  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:26 AM   #19 
     - It's difficult to find it out since hospitals cover their ass with both  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-08-05 04:32 AM   #24 
        - and all their money too. nt  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:34 AM   #27 
        - And don't bother to wash them afterward.  China_cat   Jul-08-05 05:47 AM   #31 
  - Didn't know that.  tjdee   Jul-08-05 04:16 AM   #14 
  - My aunt became very ill from staph infection in a hospital.  Maddy McCall   Jul-08-05 04:12 AM   #4 
     - Come to think of it, that's the kind of infection my friend's father had.  tjdee   Jul-08-05 04:15 AM   #13 
     - One of my neighbors died  notsodumbhillbilly   Jul-08-05 10:30 AM   #49 
  - My oldest Son's first child died from a Staph infection...  BikeWriter   Jul-08-05 04:13 AM   #6 
  - Very sorry, BW.  Maddy McCall   Jul-08-05 04:14 AM   #9 
  - Thank you. Ma'am, the next time he came to see me after the funeral...  BikeWriter   Jul-08-05 04:24 AM   #18 
  - I am so sorry.  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:28 AM   #20 
  - Thank you. It's been the toughest thing I've lived through...  BikeWriter   Jul-08-05 04:36 AM   #28 
     - the tiniest angels are the ones that can fly the highest you know.  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:43 AM   # 
        - Thank you, Dear.  BikeWriter   Jul-08-05 09:32 AM   #36 
  - How terribly sad for your family.  girl gone mad   Jul-08-05 04:43 AM   #30 
  - Thank you. Yes, that's exactly what's happening...  BikeWriter   Jul-08-05 09:44 AM   #40 
  - I'm sorry.  Left Is Write   Jul-08-05 09:58 AM   #45 
  - so daughter was in the NICU for 10 days  bleedingheart   Jul-08-05 10:03 AM   #46 
  - Whas it MRSA?  zanne   Jul-08-05 10:10 AM   #47 
  - On a happy note, I'm glad my surgery is over and that I didn't read this  Ladyhawk   Jul-08-05 02:55 PM   #61 
     - yep. sorry about the gloom and doom...I was in a really bad mood last nite  fleabert   Jul-08-05 11:19 PM   #64 
  - oh lord, i do these q&a gigs @ hospitals...  bridgit   Jul-08-05 04:14 AM   #7 
  - pm me which ones to avoid... nt  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:28 AM   #21 
     - will do...n/t  bridgit   Jul-08-05 04:34 AM   #26 
  - I had a serious infection after a surgery  Lone_Star_Dem   Jul-08-05 04:14 AM   #11 
  - I was pretty close to totally losing it as well.  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:32 AM   #23 
     - Dear God!  Lone_Star_Dem   Jul-08-05 04:42 AM   #29 
  - My father  Piperay   Jul-08-05 04:18 AM   #16 
  - that sucks.  fleabert   Jul-08-05 04:33 AM   #25 
     - THANKS  Piperay   Jul-08-05 03:52 PM   #63 
  - How does one find out the rates of these infections in a hospital?  ReadTomPaine   Jul-08-05 04:23 AM   #17 
  - If you live in IL, FL, PA or MO, you'll soon be able to see that  Patiod   Jul-08-05 10:16 AM   #48 
  - Thanks for ranting  shugh514   Jul-08-05 05:56 AM   #32 
  - I got an infection after having a hysterectomy.  murielm99   Jul-08-05 06:01 AM   #33 
  - MRSA Is a major problem -- and very deadly  Sgent   Jul-08-05 06:13 AM   #34 
  - I'm glad you made it through fleabert  Joan_Alpern   Jul-08-05 06:36 AM   #35 
  - Staph is all too common in the hospital. I hope  Shell Beau   Jul-08-05 09:34 AM   #37 
  - Unfortunately, hospitals will make you sick.  sparosnare   Jul-08-05 09:39 AM   #38 
  - A former coworker's physician father  MountainLaurel   Jul-08-05 02:47 PM   #59 
  - The best proof that Darwin was right! nt  48pan   Jul-08-05 09:41 AM   #39 
  - Please elaborate.  brainshrub   Jul-08-05 10:35 AM   #50 
     - Meaning it takes almost no time...  48pan   Jul-08-05 02:02 PM   #56 
  - The main problem with staph  Texasgal   Jul-08-05 09:47 AM   #41 
  - To be honest it is hard to keep a hospital clean - But it can be better!!!  bleedingheart   Jul-08-05 09:53 AM   #43 
  - I have a friend who contracted a very persistent staph infection  Left Is Write   Jul-08-05 09:55 AM   #44 
  - It's now state law here in Texas that hospitals track infections.  GOPisEvil   Jul-08-05 10:58 AM   #51 
  - Infections are very common in hospitals  eyepaddle   Jul-08-05 11:05 AM   #52 
  - Dupe  eyepaddle   Jul-08-05 11:05 AM   #53 
  - Hospital...isn't that where all the SICK people go?  Squatch   Jul-08-05 11:06 AM   #54 
  - most pregnant women aren't sick, and they go there...  fleabert   Jul-08-05 11:21 PM   #65 
  - One of the Chicago papers  MountainLaurel   Jul-08-05 02:41 PM   #57 
  - recycled air  RPM   Jul-08-05 02:44 PM   #58 
  - When I was in the hospital, they put me next to a lady with hepatitis.  Ladyhawk   Jul-08-05 02:52 PM   #60 
  - You don't even want to know some of the stories I  grace0418   Jul-08-05 02:58 PM   #62 
  - Hospitals are often hosts to very resistent types of bacteria  KitchenWitch   Jul-08-05 11:21 PM   #66 
  - My mother-in-law had emergency colon surgery in February.  tibbir   Jul-08-05 11:25 PM   #67 

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