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Senate Veterans Affairs Meeting
Jetgun injections
&
Hepatitis C Transmission
Oct 22, 2015
Washington DC

May 2014 VA Hep C Treatment Guidelines
UPDATE: Feb 26, 2016-
Funding and Prioritization Status Update

UPDATE: March 2016
VA Hep C Treatment Guidelines
VA to treat all vets in system
 

Orange Count Registry
Vietnam vets blame 'jet guns' for their hepatitis C
By Lily Leung Feb. 14, 2016 
 

By Judith Graham
VA Extends New Hepatitis C Drugs to All Veterans in Its Health System

 

 
Denied Hep C VA dental care?
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Dried Hepatitis C Blood Exposure 11/23/2013 Weeks later inconspicuous blood transmits virus and more likely to cause accidental exposures to Hep C
 

Lack of Standards for
Mass Vaccinations
1970 Jetgun Nursing Instructions
 

2014 AASLD Study Hepatitis C not an STD

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Info: Plan Backfires-
VBA Fast Letter Boost Claims
 
Legal- Fed Regs state:
Judge decision may be relied upon
Cotant v. Principi, 17 Vet.App. 116, 134 (2003),
 
Service Connected Claims
# 1 Conclusion of Law 
# 2 Conclusion of Law 
 
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Great Advice!  
After the jetgun win
What to do next

 

 


1970 Army Medical Department Handbook of Basic Nursing

Military nursing instructions- how to use the jetgun, detailing how the device got contaminated.


 

Recognizing that any of the following are indications of faulty maintenance, faulty operation or faulty injection technique:

1. Off center or irregular wheals at site of injection.
2. Lacerations or bleeding at site of injection.
3. Incomplete shots as evidenced by large drops of vaccine remaining on the skin surface.