CDC: Among HCPs, Nurses Most Likely to Get COVID-19

— Residential care facilities had highest proportion of infected staff.. click here to read more. by Molly Walker, Associate Editor, MedPage Today September 24, 202

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Magnet Status Is Generally Better for Nurses and Patients

Discussed in this post: “Original Research: How Magnet Hospital Status Affects Nurses, Patients, and Organizations: A Systematic Review” (July, AJN) Is the work it takes to become a Magnet hospital worth it? click here to read more  

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Could COVID-19 Pandemic Increase Physician Burnout, Suicide?

— "This entire culture has to change," said Jennifer Feist, sister of Lorna Breen, MD, who died by suicide Click here to read more. by Shannon Firth, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today September 17, 2020

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Unseen Benefits of Eyeglasses Against COVID-19?

— Small Chinese study suggests "preliminary evidence" of protection, but with many caveats.. Click here to read more. by Molly Walker, Associate Editor, MedPage Today September 16, 2020

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Study Confirms What Healthcare Frontliners Fear About COVID-19 Risk

It's scientific confirmation of what may seem obvious to many. American and British authors of a new report in The Lancet Public Health said...click to read more. HealtheCareers.com: By Stephanie Stephens On Aug 14, 2020  

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Not All Cloth Masks Are Equally Protective

— Droplet study shows which are better. by Crystal Phend, Senior Editor, MedPage Today July 23, 2020 Click here to read more.

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Disabled Nurses Find Covid-19 Silver Lining; Hope For More Inclusive Future

ForbesWomen:Allison Norlian; July 29, 2020 Click here to read more. 

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Lateral Violence in Nursing

— What it is and how you can cope by Allison Flynn, BSN, RN August 2, 2020 Click here to read more.

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‘I have nightmares all the time’: Nurses speak out about the mental toll of COVID-19

"When all this is over, whenever that is, I'll have some serious healing to do," Krista Perry, an ICU nurse in Arizona, told TODAY. Click here to read more July 27, 2020, 8:10 AM PDT / Source: TODAY By Maura Hohman  

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BREAKING: Feds increase COVID-19 funding dedicated to nursing homes to nearly $10 billion

The administration will be more than doubling funding dedicated directly to nursing homes to fight the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to an additional $5 billion announced by President Trump at a briefing Wednesday. Click here to read more. McKnight’s: Longterm Care News; James Berklan, July 22, 2020

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