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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Infectious Disease

Why Deaths of Healthcare “Heroes” are Undercounted

Healthcare workers have been on frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, caring for patients sickened by the virus and putting their own lives and those...

4 Changes Every Healthcare Team Must Make to Prepare for the Next Pandemic

From Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton to Mary Eliza Mahoney and Mabel Staupers, nursing practice has never lacked for groundbreakers. Even today, nurses continue...

Can AI Predict Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients?

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, clinical researchers have been rushing to discover new drugs and therapies, novel uses for old...

Pregnant Patients & COVID-19: Risk Mitigation and Communication are Key

Childbirth during the coronavirus pandemic is uncharted territory. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), though there is no...

Transitioning COVID-19 Patients From Nursing Home to Hospital: How to Ensure Safety

Nursing home residents are among the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Fatality rates from the virus are highest in individuals over the age...

Checklist for HCPs to Help Reduce Spread of Coronavirus & COVID-19

Healthcare facilities have been struggling to give staff consistent directions about how to handle the COVID-19 outbreak. Here's a quick checklist of practices to follow every day.

Healthcare Workers Lack Protective Gear on the Frontline of COVID-19

Originally published 4/3/20. Healthcare professionals are facing a frightening shortage of protective gear to keep themselves and their patients...

Screen All Adults for Hepatitis C Regardless of Risk, Says USPSTF

Instances of hepatitis C have grown so much in recent years that the U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce is expanding its screening protocol.

6 Ways Nurses Can Provide Better Care for Patients Living with HIV/AIDS

Nurses can improve treatment and access for people living with HIV/AIDs at every point along the care continuum.

The Future of Antibiotic Development Under Threat: What This Means for Your Practice

Another day, another study about the failures of the current healthcare market. According to a recent analysis, drug makers...

Protecting Yourself From Contagious Patients

The CDC estimates that about 99,000 Americans die each year from health-care acquired infections. Here’s how you can protect yourself and still...

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