A Risk Factor is a Risk Factor…

Jet Injectors = Jet Infectors

January 9, 2016

A risk factor is a risk factor, plain and simple. I am not talking about determining the etiology of veterans’ HCV. I am talking precisely about the inconsistent identification of the jet injector as a risk factor for hepatitis C by VA employees. Some VA staff appropriately acknowledge the jet injector as a risk factor and others erroneously discredit it.

The VA would never allow its staff to recognize the nexus of, per se, blood transfusions and HCV in one case but discredit this same exact nexus in another case. Doing so would be preposterous. Yet this is what is occurring with jet injectors. To allow this inconsistency to remain within VA is iniquitous. Any blood-to-blood contamination poses a risk of infection.

MANY have acknowledged the jet injector as a risk factor. The VA is the only agency that does not accurately recognize the risks and hazards of jet injectors.

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