This surprised me, I would have thought it is mandatory.
Just wondering if that is standard practice?
Can you tell we've not received shots of any type for years and years?!
If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." Thomas Jefferson.
Its called 'universal precautions' in the healthcare world. Once becoming infected with HIV became a major area of concern, healthcare providers adapted a set of rules to reduce the risk of transmission. This includes washing hands before and after coming in contact with a patient and wearing gloves whenever coming into potential contact with body fluids.
So, yes, she *should* have been wearing gloves - for her own protection. If its required, however, depends on the facility she works for.
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