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

By | April 26th, 2021|Comments Off on Nurses give EHR usability an ‘F’ in new study

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

By | April 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Has COVID-19 Changed Anesthesia Care for Good?

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. 

By | March 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Majority of young nurses overwhelmed, exhausted over the last year: 5 key survey findings

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.

By | March 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Do Vaccines Help COVID Long-Haulers?

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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Addiction risk on the rise for female employees

The latest Mental Health Index reveals a troubling trend—one that employers need to pay attention to. By: Kathryn Mayer | January 7, 2021 Click here to read more. 

By | January 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on Addiction risk on the rise for female employees

PPE: How to reduce your chance of pressure injuries during COVID-19

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical to your safety while caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read more. 

By | January 18th, 2021|Comments Off on PPE: How to reduce your chance of pressure injuries during COVID-19