‘Like forgotten soldiers’: What the nursing shortage looks like on the front lines

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.

By | September 24th, 2021|Comments Off on ‘Like forgotten soldiers’: What the nursing shortage looks like on the front lines

More Than a Nursing Shortage: A ‘Skills Gap’, Too

— 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

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Pandemic fuels rise in attacks on health staff

"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.   

By | June 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Pandemic fuels rise in attacks on health staff

Nurses give EHR usability an ‘F’ in new study

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

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Has COVID-19 Changed Anesthesia Care for Good?

The pandemic put renewed focus on airway management and infection control practices.  Click here to read more.  OutPatient Surgery; by Pam Wrobleski

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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. 

By | April 9th, 2021|Comments Off on 1 in 3 Covid-19 patients are diagnosed with a neuropsychiatric condition in the next six months, large study finds

Majority of young nurses overwhelmed, exhausted over the last year: 5 key survey findings

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. 

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Do Vaccines Help COVID Long-Haulers?

— 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.

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Is Nursing Board Discipline Getting More Aggressive?

— 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

By | February 24th, 2021|Comments Off on Is Nursing Board Discipline Getting More Aggressive?

COVID-19 Risk Not Equal for All Critical Care Staff

— 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.

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