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Our Health System Is Stealing A Free Ride On The Broken Backs Of The Nurses

Nursing has always been my passion. The idea of spending hours at a patient’s bedside, putting in blood, sweat, and tears to save a life. Now that is living! I was made to be a nurse. I’m not afraid of hard work. I have worked 13 consecutive hours without as much as a bathroom break; more often in my career, this is the case than not.

Only 2% Of Infected Caught It From Someone Outside Their Household

South Korean epidemiologists have found that people were more likely to contract the new coronavirus from members of their own households than from contacts outside the home.

The Genius Within A Schizophrenic Mind

She was naked in her seclusion room — a padded cell — with her gown on the floor and drenched in her urine. I was her nurse. I gave her lithium. She put the pill in her mouth and then spit it at me in my face. Then her tirade began:

Mouth Lesions Could Be A New Coronavirus Symptom, Study Says

Coronavirus patients may develop rash-like lesions inside their mouths, a small Spanish study recently concluded. Researchers involved in the study, published last week, examined 21 consecutive patients who presented with both a skin rash and COVID-19 at Ramon y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid between March 30 and April 8.

Why Clinicians Should Consider The Power Of Prayer

As a nurse practitioner, I have the privilege of helping people achieve their health care goals. But in light of recent events surrounding social justice, I find that I am increasingly challenged in new ways. Ways that my training and likely other nursing or medical schools did not address. I have that uncomfortable feeling of being ill-prepared to address the ramifications of social justice on the health of my patients. Let me share one abbreviated story.

Three Simple Acts Can Stop Covid-19 Outbreaks, Study Finds

If people washed their hands regularly, wore masks, and kept their social distance from each other, these three simple behaviors could stop most all of the Covid-19 pandemic, even without a vaccine or additional treatments, according to a new study.

Covid-19 Measures Have All But Wiped Out The Flu In The Southern Hemisphere

From Chile to South Africa to New Zealand, countries report far lower numbers of influenza cases, which could be good news for the U.S. and Europe

ICU Travel Nurse Compares Treating Coronavirus Patients In New York And Arizona

As more states start to see surges in coronavirus cases, many of us are wondering: Will things get as bad as New York City in March and April?