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Hospital Lapse Exposed 18
People to Deadly Brain Disease

ABC News, by Katie Moisse

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/12/2014 4:34:01 AM

A North Carolina hospital says 18 patients were exposed to a rare and fatal brain disease after “extra precautions should have been taken, but were not.” Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., said surgical tools used on a patient suspected of having Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease should have been subjected to “enhanced sterilization procedures” to remove CJD-linked proteins called prions. Instead, the instruments underwent the normal, less stringent sterilization process and were subsequently used in 18 neurosurgery patients, according to the hospital. “Our standard procedure is to apply the enhanced sterilization process to surgical instruments that are used on any patient who

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/12/2014 5:18:04 AM     (No. 9728911)

BarryCare in action.

Had enough of the demonrat caring yet?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 2/12/2014 6:39:51 AM     (No. 9728962)

But everything´s online!

One report I heard said that HJD can be dormant for up to 30 years, then arise. Nice prospect for those exposed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/12/2014 8:19:16 AM     (No. 9729058)

While I am wont to NOT blame it on Ocareless, it is more likely a result of Organized Labor and their penchance for lacksadasical work.

Go look at any VA hospital and it´s not the doctors that are filthy and lazy.......it´s the unionized support staff.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/12/2014 2:22:59 PM     (No. 9729636)

CJ disease is a death sentence that hangs over you for years, then once it activates it is five years of hell to the grave. I once knew a person who received this recessive gene and who had watched her previous generation family members each succumb.

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