Nursing

Man, 30, Dies After Attending A ‘covid Party,’ Texas Hospital Says

“I thought this was a hoax,” the man told his nurse, a hospital official said.

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Churches Amid Pandemic: Some Outbreaks, Many Challenges

Crowded bars and house parties have been identified as culprits in spreading the coronavirus. Meat packing plants, prisons and nursing homes are known hot spots. Then there’s the complicated case of America’s churches.The vast majority of these...
Related topics: Religion

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Wife Takes Dishwasher Job In A Nursing Home To Visit Husband With Dementia Amid Pandemic

Mary Daniel of Jacksonville, Florida, was determined to be reunited with her husband, Steve, who currently resides in a nursing home because he has dementia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the nursing home made the decision to ban visitors in an...
Related topics: Dementia

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Watch: Dr. Says Young Coronavirus Patient’s Dying Words Were ‘i Thought This Was A Hoax’

Texas hospital executive Dr. Jane Appleby is telling local media that a young coronavirus patient who had attended a “covid party” told his nurse, shortly before his death, “I think I made a mistake, I thought this was a hoax, but...

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What We Can Learn From A Palliative Care Chaplain [podcast]

  “Faced with the prospect of not being able to provide all COVID-19 patients with the life support that they may need, physicians and nurses are working in conditions that have been described as ‘hell.’ How are providers to...
Related topics: Podcasts

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Comorbidities Go Hand In Hand With Ms Disease Activity

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Amber Salter, Kaarina Kowalec, et al.; Lorene M. Nelson, Dennis Bourdette Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, primary care physicians, nurses The goal of this secondary analysis of the CombiRx...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Multifactor Program Does Not Cut Serious Fall Injuries In Elderly

THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 -- A nurse-administered multifactorial intervention does not result in a significantly lower rate of first adjudicated serious fall injury among older adults at increased risk for fall injuries, according to a study...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Patients Who Refuse Masks: Responses That Won't Get You Sued

A patient refuses to wear a mask in your office. Can you refuse to provide care? Medscape Nurses

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Letters To The Editor: Citizen, Heal Thyself — Wear A Mask To Save The Lives Of Healthcare Workers

Coronavirus cases are surging while deaths so far remain flat. We can thank doctors and nurses by wearing a mask.

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Surge In Virus Strains Hospitals In Several States

“Coronavirus patients are pouring into hospitals across the American South and West, straining front-line doctors and nurses and draining supplies of protective gear and testing equipment, according to health-care workers around the...
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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Former Bush Wh Medical Advisor On Vp Pence Advising Doctors, Nurses To Ration Ppe Again: ‘it...

Former George W. Bush White House medical advisor Dr. Jonathan Reiner called out Vice President Mike Pence for once again advising health care professionals to reuse personal protective equipment (PPE) four months into the nation’s coronavirus...
Related topics: George W. Bush, White House

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Doctors Are Better At Treating Covid-19 Patients Now Than They Were In March

Nurses assess a COVID-19 patient in New York. | Photo by Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images But they still don’t have good tools to help people who aren’t severely ill Continue reading…
Related topics: Health Photos

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Twenty-five Things That Caught My Eye Today: Nursing Homes, Suffering & More (july 7, 2020)

1. On Christian suffering and what “offering it up” means 2. NY count: 6,300 virus patients were sent to nursing homes The directive was intended to...
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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After Sending 1000s Of Covid Patients Into Nursing Homes, New York Blames Deaths On "infected...

After Sending 1000s Of COVID Patients Into Nursing Homes, New York Blames Deaths On "Infected Staff" Tyler Durden Tue, 07/07/2020 - 20:50 Authored by Daniel Payne via JustTheNews.com, New York officials issue a report this...

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Aha News: Nurse Misreads Symptoms Of Her Own Heart Attack

TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- At her new job as a nurse at a college in St. Louis, Roslyn Harvey spent most of her day sitting at a desk. So, when she felt breathless walking across campus or climbing stairs, she...

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Andrew Cuomo’s Ny Health Dept Clears Andrew Cuomo Of Responsibility For Nursing Home Deaths

Assemblyman Ron Kim: “This is a conflict of interest for the health department to investigate its own poor decisions."

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At&t Updates First Responder Offer To Include Teachers, Nurses And Physicians - Cnet

New groups are eligible for the 25% monthly discount.

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Florida Rns Say Hca Hospital Ignores Covid Safety Standards

(MedPage Today) -- More than a dozen registered nurses at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida, protested outside the hospital Friday, the third such protest since the pandemic began, saying hospital owner HCA Healthcare won't give them N95...
Related topics: Protests

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What Can Nps Do Now That They Couldn't Do Pre-pandemic?

CMS made one permanent change and several other temporary changes to NP practice. Medscape Nurses

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Injections Much Safer When Nurses Use Revamped Guidelines

Injections are two-and-a-half times safer when nurses use revamped guidelines.

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