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- ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September September 17, 2020Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.
- Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says September 17, 2020A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.
- Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows September 16, 2020President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.
- Op-Ed: Does Healthcare Understand Human Behavior? April 18, 2021(MedPage Today) -- The patient sat down in the exam chair. It had been two months since I saw him last. At that time, we had discussed his rising blood sugar and blood pressure. I had explained to him that unless he changed his diet and started...
- Endo Society Blasts Ark. Transgender Law; New Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Guidance April 18, 2021(MedPage Today) -- The Endocrine Society spoke out against Arkansas' new legislation that prohibits transgender and gender diverse adolescents from accessing gender-affirming medical care. "The treatment of transgender and gender diverse youth...
- Global Stroke Care Takes a Hit During the Pandemic April 17, 2021(MedPage Today) -- The COVID-19 pandemic was linked with a global decline in the volume of stroke hospitalizations, intravenous thrombolysis (IVT), and interfacility IVT transfers, a researcher reported. From March to June 2020, stroke admissions...
- What Happened to Suicides After the Pandemic Began? April 17, 2021(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz
- Face Masks and Exercise; Dosing Psilocybin: It's TTHealthWatch! April 17, 2021(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso...
- Thoughts on the Conduct and Dissemination of Qualitative Research April 15, 2021Qualitative research is a valuable and powerful tool for the clinically based discipline of nursing. This research, however, needs to be methodologically rigorous so as not to weaken its credibility and potential to improve clinical practice. In 1989, Morse warned researchers that they were blurring the distinctions between various qualitative designs and combining their methodologies […]
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, May 2021 April 15, 2021A review of new resources to support the provision of evidence-based care for women and infants.
- Nurses’ Approaches to Pain Management for Women With Opioid Use Disorder in the Perinatal Period April 3, 2021At times, participants approached pain management for women with opioid use disorder in the perinatal period in ways that were inconsistent with clinical guidelines and resulted in strained relationships.
- Perinatal Clinical Nurse Educator: Clinical Competencies and Education Guide March 26, 2021The clinical nurse educator is an expert nurse clinician who applies the principles, theories, and concepts of learning and teaching to facilitate the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skill development of licensed and unlicensed clinicians. Clinical nurse educators collaborate across health care organizations to facilitate orientation and onboarding, continuing education, ongoing competency management, and professional development […]
- Perspectives of Nurses in Mississippi on Implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative March 25, 2021Participants from five hospitals in Mississippi shared similar experiences about the process of achieving Baby-Friendly designation and described the overall process as challenging but worthwhile.
- Transgender Women Urgently Need More HIV Prevention and Treatment Services, New CDC Data Show April 15, 2021A CDC Report released in advance of National Transgender HIV Testing Day found that 4 in 10 transgender women surveyed in seven major U.S. cities have HIV.
- Reported STDs Reach All-time High for 6th Consecutive Year April 13, 2021New data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that reported annual cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States continued to climb in 2019, reaching an all-time high for the sixth consecutive year.
- FDA Media Briefing: Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine April 13, 2021A joint media briefing with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to discuss six reported cases of a rare type of blood clot in individuals who received the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.
- Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine April 13, 2021As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.
- Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Racism and Health April 8, 2021Today, Rochelle P. Walensky MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), declared racism a serious public health threat.
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