27 nurses share their best tips for self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic

"As the pandemic rages on, the nurse community is at the forefront of the crisis, putting their physical and mental health at risk. Here, 27 nurses share advice on how they protect themselves against burnout and handle stress during this unprecedented public health crisis." Becker's Hospital Review: Anuja Valdya (Twitter), May 14, 2020 Click here [...]

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Emory Study Finds that Underdiagnosis of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury is a Pervasive Problem in the Emergency Setting

"Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) “is a pervasive problem in the emergency setting,”... JDSUPRA: Robert Luce, May 16,2020 Click here to read article

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Despite Pandemic, Trauma Centers See No End To ‘The Visible Virus Of Violence’

"Gunshot victims account for most of the 2,600 adult trauma patients a year who come to this hospital on the city’s sprawling South Side. And the pandemic hasn’t dampened the flow." KHN Kaiser Heath News by Giles Bruce May 14,2020 Click here to read article. 

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Parkinson: Nursing homes ‘feel like we’ve been forgotten’ during COVID-19 crisis

"Nursing homes, not hospitals, are the “front line” in the battle against COVID-19, and they desperately need help getting more protective masks and testing to halt the deadly spread of the novel coronavirus, Mark Parkinson, head of the largest U.S. nursing home association, told a CNN audience Thursday afternoon." - McKnights, April 10, 2020 Click [...]

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Reusable PPE makers increasing production to counter disposables

By Kimberly Marselas, April 15, 2020 As the healthcare industry grapples with ongoing shortages of disposable personal protective equipment, makers of reusable options are positioning themselves for a comeback. Click here to read more.   

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Is Migraine Tied to Ischemic Stroke in Women?

“Although further research is needed, we recommend consideration of a diagnostic evaluation of MWA that mirrors the evaluation of transient ischemic attack, given that prophylactic treatment targeting the ischemic origin of secondary aura may prevent migraine as well as stroke,” the authors of the study wrote—Christina Vogt Click here to read more.

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How Gig Nurses Can Stay Safe

— One expert provides tips for mitigating your risk during COVID-19 by David Coppins April 5, 2020 Click here to read more.

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Preserving Integrity and Staying Power as a Nurse in a Pandemic

By Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics, Nursing, and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Berman Institute of Bioethics and School of Nursing Click here to read more. 

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Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Will Rise During Quarantines. So Will Neglect of At-Risk People, Social Workers Say.

Patchwork social service departments are scrambling to address the fallout of coronavirus restrictions, and social workers say vast numbers of at-risk, elderly, sick and disabled Americans will be imperiled. “We are going to see some deaths.” Click here to read more. by Joaquin Sapien, Ginger Thompson, Beena Raghavendran and Megan Rose March 21, 11:43 a.m. [...]

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WHO considers ‘airborne precautions’ for medical staff after study shows coronavirus can survive in air

CNBC PUBLISHED MON, MAR 16 202012:24 PM EDT Click here to ready article.

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