This means a healthcare employer may have separate WVPP sections that apply to and reflect the different hazards in separate units. For instance, the hazards associated with the labor and delivery and nursery departments are different from those of the orthopedic unit. The emergency room, usually located on the ground floor of a hospital, probably needs the most controls because it conducts intake and discovery of all patients. Examples of potential threats in the emergency room include gunshot victims, gang violence victims, and patients with dementia or other psychiatric conditions. A surgery center may not need as many controls as some of the other units because hospitals often quarantine these departments for sterilization processes and, therefore, they already have other preventive devices, such as doors that lock or need a keycard to access. … [Read more...] about New California Healthcare Workplace Safety Prevention Regulation Effective April 1, 2017
Drug rehab clinics
From a trademark perspective, the generic term IPA itself, apart from being a generic term for a certain type of beer, is just as interesting as DETOX. The abbreviation IPA generally stands for “India Pale Ale”, “Pale Ale as prepared for India”, “India Ale”, “Pale India Ale”, or “Pale export India Ale”. The reference to “India” could then cause the confusion that it may serve to designate the geographical origin of the beer production, when, in fact, it is an important reference to the history of IPAs. … [Read more...] about OHIM: DETOX Is Not Descriptive For The Characteristics Of “Beers”
As it turns out, they’re not the first ones to go through the humiliating ritual. Both front-runners in Ukraine’s presidential election submitted to live-streamed drug tests earlier this month, and the state of Georgia once made screenings mandatory for candidates running for state office. Some elected officials apparently think the practice should be even more widespread: In September, one Republican lawmaker introduced a proposal to randomly drug test all members of Congress. … [Read more...] about Rival politicians accused each other of using drugs. The result was a showdown at a urinalysis lab.
"The lack of scientific clarity, the important but strict regulatory regime, along with the high cost and risk of surgery make clinical trials of DBS for addiction in the U.S. difficult at the present time," said Dr. Emad Eskandar, the chairman of neurological surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. … [Read more...] about Electronic implants studied for treatment of drug addition
A small, dedicated team has been quietly saving thousands of men and women from a life of drink and drugs—and death—in a secluded back street in London’s East End. They lost count of the numbers after the first 10,000. MP Jim Fitzpatrick meets Francis Grisales who is rescovering from alcoholism … [Read more...] about East End detox centre opens door to reveal how it saves thousands