H1N1 Update: Nurses Protest Unsafe Handling of Swine Flu Patients; Tamiflu’s Risk for Children May Outweigh Its Benefits

More than 100 nurses gathered on the steps of the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center today to protest what they say are unsafe practices in the handling of swine flu patients. (Read more.)

The protesting nurses pointed to understaffing as a potential contributor to the unsafe practices.

And Nursing Times has this, regarding new research on the use of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) in children:  “Risk from Swine Flu Drugs Outweighs Benefits in Children”

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2009-08-10T15:55:41+00:00 August 10th, 2009|Nursing|0 Comments
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