As Covid-19 cases surge across the United States, many hospitals are grappling with shortages of nurses, driven by early retirements, career changes, or moves to bigger hospitals offering higher wages and larger bonuses, Andrew Jacobs reports for the New York Times. Click here to read more.
— Health systems grapple with a widening skills gap as seasoned nurses leave the field by Amanda D'Ambrosio, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, MedPage Today September 15, 2021
"Violence against health care workers has been on the rise in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made the risks even worse for doctors, nurses and support staff." Click here to read article.
The report also finds that poor electronic health record user-experience is associated with nurse burnout. Click here to read more. HealthCare IT News: by Kat Jercich
The pandemic put renewed focus on airway management and infection control practices. Click here to read more. OutPatient Surgery; by Pam Wrobleski
1 in 3 Covid-19 patients are diagnosed with a neuropsychiatric condition in the next six months, large study finds
Six months after being diagnosed with Covid-19, 1 in 3 patients also had experienced a psychiatric or neurological illness, mostly mood disorders but also strokes or dementia, a large new study shows. Click here to read more.
About 71 percent of young nurses said they felt overwhelmed over the past year, according to survey results published March 10. Erica Carbajal - Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 Click here to read more.
— Anecdotal reports say some get relief from their long COVID symptoms after just one dose by Kristina Fiore, Director of Enterprise & Investigative Reporting, MedPage Today March 4, 2021 Click here to read more.
— Texas Board epitomizes national trend, with nurses seeing campaign of intimidation Click here to read more. by Ryan Basen, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, MedPage Today February 23, 2021
— Antibody study in British hospital reveals exposure varied by role by Molly Walker, Associate Editor, MedPage Today February 4, 2021 Click here to read more.