Nurses suffer ‘insufficient resource trauma’ when they lack required knowledge, personnel or supplies

Researchers come to this conclusion from a study of 372 RNs conducted before the pandemic.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news

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As both Wisconsin and Illinois reopen their economies, you might be clamoring for a meal at your favorite restaurant or an appointment at the salon. I get it. The precautions needed to help slow the spread of Covid-19 are like nothing we've lived through before. We crave the fresh feeling that comes with a haircut, and people who provide the services that have been sidelined by the pandemic, and we want to do our part to support those business es that are reopening. But as you leave your home more…
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Employers and managers are facing unique challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic, including: Having employees work at home. Transitioning employees back into the workplace. Dealing with social isolation and potential for employee disengagement. Reassessing old norms and rapidly implementing workplace changes. Transition employees back safely As employees return, provide the safest w orkplace possible. See the Centers for Disease Control website for guidelines and recommendations on resuming…
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[ISS] The impact of COVID-19 is usually measured in rates of infection, deaths, jobs lost and the hit on national economies. But there's another metric - the surge in extreme poverty - that describes the most severe effect of the pandemic on people in Africa. While recession, infections and hospitals dominate the current daily headlines, the personal economic consequences of the virus are what will linger.
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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all of our lives. Some of us have lost jobs and people we love. Others have had to cancel wedding and travel plans. While everyone ’s life has changed in some way, it’s the black community that is in a state of emergency with both the pandemic and heavy emotions following the most recent incidents of racial injustice (Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Christian Cooper – also known as the New York birdwatcher, and George Floy d). All of these incidents perpetuate…
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Publication date: October 2020Source: Safety Science, Volume 130Author(s): Kelly S. Clemens, John Matkovic, Kate Faasse, Andrew L. Geers
Source: Safety Science - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Telehealth use has surged during the coronavirus pandemic, with the technology spreading far and fast. Doctors and patients alike must be wondering if this is the beginning of a whole new kind of doctor–patient relationship, one that might totally transform our health care system.        
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Blog - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: blogs
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the world, altering nearly every facet of contemporary life and causing behavioral and socioeconomic changes that seemed unthinkable a few months ago. The increased risks for human health include not just the dangers posed by the virus itself, but also the upheaval to the broader health care and societal landscapes, which has threatened access to critical sexual and reproductive health services. In this viewpoint, we describe how the pandemic has already posed challenges to reproductive autonomy in both the United States and globally, and then offer insights on how it may do so in the...
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This year is a clarifying moment for many people. We see how structural racism and state violence terrorize Black communities. We see how the  COVID-19 pandemic is tearing through our communities, hitting people of color and those with the fewest resources hardest.
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Publication date: Available online 30 June 2020Source: European Journal of Surgical OncologyAuthor(s): Anastasios Tranoulis, Dimitra Georgiou
Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO) - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsIf robust progress towards global surgery goals for 2030 is to continue, the stress points identified should be reinforced. An ongoing process of reappraisal and fortification will keep surgical systems in low- and middle-income countries responsive to “old threats and new challenges”. Multiple opportunities exist to help realise the dream of surgical systems resilient to external shocks.
Source: World Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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