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Safe Handling of Health Care Waste

Without modern medical waste disposal, what would American hospitals do? What will you do with bloody gauze, contaminated needles, infectious secretions and excreta when disposal becomes your responsibility? The Hesperian Foundation offers the following free 33-page download, written to address this … Continue reading

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Safe Needle and Sharps Disposal

Our friendly Tooth Doctor shares this post on needle disposal when standard sharps disposal is unavailable.  (He also mentions that in times of scarcity we may want to save and reuse needles and scalpels after careful sterilization.)  * * * One … Continue reading

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