Infection control report puts organizational challenges and best practices under the microscope … Coordinator turnover threatens to cut into reimbursement: survey … Seniors account for disproportionate...
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 6
Oct 06, 2021
Older adults less likely to recover smell, taste after COVID illness than their under-40 peers … CDC: Reduce citations with these antibiotic stewardship tools … Unvaccinated student nurses face disenrollment...
Clinical briefs for Friday, Aug. 20
Aug 20, 2021
ANA survey: Nearly 60% of nurses support mandatory vaccination … Deborah Birx: Long-term care must prepare for, protect against, prevent COVID … Nursing homes must make ‘every reasonable effort’...
Clinical briefs for Monday, Aug. 16
Aug 16, 2021
Nurse aides group: We’ll discuss vaccine mandates if working conditions improve … For older LGBTQ+ adults, entering long-term care can feel like coming out all over again … CDC guideline change...
Americans have high trust in healthcare providers: poll
Aug 11, 2021
Trust in health care providers could be an important factor in efforts to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates
Americans’ high trust in doctors, nurses could strengthen vaccination push, pollsters say
Aug 12, 2021
Fully 7 in 10 Americans trust their doctors, nurses and pharmacists to “do what’s right for them and their families either most or all of the time,” the researchers say. The findings cut across political...
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, May 25
May 25, 2021
State ALA argues for continuing the broadened scope of nursing practices after pandemic … Pulmonary rehab not easily accessible for many older adults with COPD … ‘Complete revision’ of body mass...
National Nurses Week: Celebrating and reflecting
May 12, 2021
I encourage all nurses to reflect on why you became a nurse.
Nurses Year, Nurses Week, Nurses Day: How do we say thank you?
May 07, 2021
The Year of the Nurse, designated by the World Health Organization and others, was to be 2020. But in 2020, nurses were too busy fighting a battle with an invisible enemy to acknowledge, “The Year of...
Clinical briefs for Friday, April 30
Apr 30, 2021
CDC Foundation, Amgen to launch falls prevention campaign … What is ‘typical’ Alzheimer’s? 4 subtypes can lead to different symptoms, study finds … Telehealth increases nurses’ workload,...