Personal Protective Equipment - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Personal Protective Equipment

Long-term care facilities should prepare for possible supply chain issues

As long-term care providers such as nursing homes continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, many are taking extra precautions and amplifying their PPE and medical supply efforts beyond basic requirements. According to Technavio,  incremental growth of $ 28.67 billion is projected in the personal protective equipment (PPE) market spanning 2020-2024. However, some PPE manufacturers are seeing downward sales trends in some sectors such as…

Clinical briefs for Friday, July 9

LTC providers missing residents’ hearing problems due to masks, other PPE … U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program prevented nearly 280,000 excess deaths … Tooth loss tied to cognitive decline, but timely denture treatment protective, study finds … Federal report: Rapid drop in cancer deaths led by lung, skin cancer declines … WHO OKs 2 arthritis drugs plus steroids for treating severe COVID … Another plaque-clearing Alzheimer’s drug moves to late-stage clinical trials

Next post in Clinical Daily News