Edie, an Emergency/Trauma nurse tells how her friend and co-worker was infected with HIV after being exposed to just a few drops of blood. Her co-worker was a nurse for 25 years adamant about using universal precautions, but with one split second decision her career and life changed. Edie shares her story in a hope to prevent this from happening to other nurses.
For more information and to hear and read other personal stories like Edie's, visit www.bd.com/bloodcontrol.
BD Medical has launched the Making Surgery Safer Campaign to help clinicians reduce the risk of blood exposure from short peripheral IV catheter insertion. To read more about this effort, click here.