— But absolute risk remained tiny in retrospective study...click to read more. by Elizabeth Hlavinka, Staff Writer, MedPage Today July 20, 2020
Discussed in this post: “Original Research: How Magnet Hospital Status Affects Nurses, Patients, and Organizations: A Systematic Review” (July, AJN)
— Nurses exposed to coronavirus complain they aren't tested until they show symptoms...Click here to read more. by Cheryl Clark, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today July 6, 2020
MONDAY, July 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Three major medical groups are urging Americans to wear face masks, wash their hands and practice social distancing as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the United States. Click here to read more.
Majority of assisted living communities have less than 2-week supply of masks, gowns to fight COVID-19: NCAL survey
McKnight's: Senior Living; Kimberly Bonvissut More than half of assisted living communities have less than a two-week supply of vital personal protective equipment, placing them at a “significant disadvantage” in protecting older adults and staff from COVID-19, according to a new survey. Click here to read article.
— Unlike medical students, nursing trainees encouraged to join front lines by Ryan Basen, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, MedPage Today June 16, 2020 Click Here for Article.
Nurses are called to participate in that reform. "The four elements of our foundational model recognize that nursing is an art and science that calls for human beingsto be treated holistically within an environment that provides for their cultural, physical, and psychosocial needs so that all can reach their highest level of health. This cannot [...]
"Nurses crying. That’s what I hear from the front lines treating Covid-19 patients. A nurse will begin the shift crying and end it crying. Crying. And we are not a profession that cries easily." The New York Times: Theresa Brown, May 19, 2020 Click here to read article
"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 [...]
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