CJD fears from anatomy lab

We were viewing cadavers and wet specimens including brain tissue. A used glove (touched the cadaver and specimens) was inside out and I went to put it on. My hands have eczema and I got scared that I could contract CJD from the used glove. I washed my hands after and told my professor. She said I should be fine since the cadavers are screened and are from the UCSF Willed Body Program. Then I told her I was more concerned about the specimens and she told me that they are also from the willed... CJD fears from anatomy lab
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

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Multiple pharmacies have come out stating that they can't accept scripts that include designators like "drops" or "spray" and instead have to be converted to "milligrams" Also they can't accept scripts for designations like "bottle" or "tube" and have to have an exact milligram or gram designation. So when I write for a prescription steroid cream for eczema, I can't just write "tube" I have to look up how many grams are in each tube. Apparently 4 years of a pharmacy education isn't... What's up with new pharmacy rules on non-narcotic scripts?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pharmacy Source Type: forums
This study is a case–referent study including patients registered in the National Database of Contact Allergy, Denmark, and comprises data on sex, a ge, atopic dermatitis, HE, face eczema and patch testing results. Patients with HE served as cases and patients with facial eczema served as referents. Information on profession was retrieved from the DOC*X database in accordance with the DISCO-88 classification system. A wet-work-specific JEM provi des – for each profession – an estimate for (i) the likelihood of wet work lasting ≥2 hours/day and (ii) the average number of hours of wet work per day. Resu...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Pruritus and inflammation are the most common symptoms in skin diseases, including eczema, atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis [1]. The warm temperature-sensitive and calcium-permeable transient receptor potential vanilloid 3 (TRPV3) channel is abundantly expressed in the keratinocytes, and gain-of-function mutations of TRPV3 cause skin pruritus and inflammation in rodents and humans, suggesting that pharmacological inhibition of overactive TRPV3 may be beneficial for therapy of pruritus or dermatitis [2].
Source: Journal of Dermatological Science - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
Atopic dermatitis severity measures for clinical research are time-consuming, but simple measures (Global Assessment; Body Surface Area) are incomplete and complementary. The product of Investigator Global Assessment and body surface area provides a rapid office-based severity measurement of pediatric atopic dermatitis that compares well with more cumbersome assessments.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
This study is a case-referent study including patients registered in the National Database of Contact Allergy, Denmark, and comprises data on sex, age, atopic dermatitis, HE, face eczema and patch testing results. Patients with HE served as cases and patients with facial eczema served as referents. Information on profession was retrieved from the DOC*X database in accordance with the DISCO-88 classification system. A wet-work-specific JEM provides - for each profession - an estimate for (i) the likelihood of wet work lasting ≥2 hours/day and (ii) the average number of hours of wet work per day. Results After two hours o...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health - Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tags: Scand J Work Environ Health Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: A positive medical history, especially of mothers and cEo, seem to be predictive in screening for the onset of allergic diseases. PMID: 31951684 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Central European Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Cent Eur J Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsFindings from this literature review and in-depth qualitative interviews supported the development of a comprehensive conceptual model documenting the signs, symptoms and impacts relevant to CHE patients. Such a model is of considerable value given the lack of existing studies in the literature focused on the qualitative exploration of the CHE patient experience. Limitations included the patient sample being only from the US and not including some CHE subtypes.
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
We present the results of our study on the microbiota of apparently healthy skin in children with atopic eczema (AE) exacerbation and skin microbiota in remission. The study revealed that the skin microbiota in children with AE signi ficantly differs from that of healthy controls. The differences include not the quantitative but also qualitative skin microbiota composition both on AE lesions and apparently healthy skin, where the bacterial number exceeds that on the skin of the control group children by 2-4 times. We also observ ed qualitative bacterial imbalance and appearance and prevalence of microorganisms not typical ...
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Laura Scoble, 20, from Plymouth, told how her eczema got so bad it made her feel like she'd been stung by bees. She's since found an unlikely solution in the form of a £4.99 cream.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Many different factors and conditions can lead to an itchy rash, including eczema, skin allergies, and psoriasis. Read about some of them here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news
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