Bloodborne Diseases and Universal Precautions

Author: SphynxCat


When dealing with blood or other body fluids, there are typical precautions against unwanted and unintentional contact that all medical staff follow. Even if you are not in a medical career yourself, learning these precautions will be useful for situations when you don’t want to run the risk of disease transmission. These include:

1) Protective barriers – gloves, face masks, gowns, goggles, etc. If you are allergic to latex, there are alternative materials such as Nitrile, Polyurethane, Polyisoprene, and others. Cost will vary depending on type of material.

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Is a Medical Cause for Sanguinarians Practical?

Author: Sarasvati

Much of my page focuses on medicine, science and looking for a medical cause to the sanguin condition. But is this a practical approach? Are we wasting our time looking in that direction?

Many argue that there can be no medical cause for sanguins… it is either all metaphysical or it is all psychological. I approached the psychological aspect of things in the article Psychosomatic? I Think Not!. Metaphysical is more difficult because of its very nature, but I will address it in another article later. Here, let us look at the practicality of a medical reason for sanguinarians.

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