Feds revoke emergency use of some respirators, mask decontamination in healthcare settings
Jul 02, 2021
Healthcare personnel are no longer authorized to use certain respirators not approved by NIOSH or technology for cleaning disposable masks, the FDA says.
Ford’s clear N95 face mask a game changer for healthcare, hearing impaired, company claims
Feb 05, 2021
Ford Motor Co. is seeking an N95 designation for its clear respirator design. The product is expected to become available this spring if approved, the company announced Tuesday.
New FDA guidance targets respirator reuse
Jun 08, 2020
The agency has revised its guidance on respirators, labeling previously authorized equipment as inappropriate for decontamination and reuse during the pandemic.
Nursing and stress
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Aug 13, 2012
Nurses continue to experience stress at higher rates than most other groups, according to the American Holistic Nurses Association. OK, so we know nurses get stressed — just walk into any nursing home...