Simulation: Keeping Pace With Pandemics*

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Source: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Category: Pediatrics Tags: Editorials Source Type: research

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As Executive Vice President and CIO for Tenet Healthcare, Arbour said agility allowed her IT department to have an effective pivot because of the pandemic.
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[allAfrica] Analyses  by researchers at the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (Accord) warn that Covid-19 has provoked responses that violate human rights, slow effective responses to the pandemic and, ultimately, threaten peace.
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[Nation] Clubs taking part in the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Premier League and National Super League (NSL) received the first consignment from a set of 1,600 balls lined up by the federation as a grant ahead of the 2020/21 season kickoff.
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Closed gyms, comfort food and extra TV time: The past months in quarantine have proven to be a perfect storm for expanding waistlines. Advocate Aurora Health clinicians anecdotally report seeing patients concerned about the weight they’ve gained since March. “As routines have been disrupted, people are staying at home and many are suffering from increased anxiety, we’ve all seen how easy it is to gain five, 10, even 20 pou nds during the pandemic,” says Dr. Ibe Mbanu, senior medical director…
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This report offers a reflection on the authors' time spent working in the Education Center as members of the 'Core Operations' team. The content of the article is based upon the authors' reflections, first-hand experiences and field observations. It offers a reflection upon the massive undertaking of setting up an education center in an entertainment venue, as well as the successes and challenges of working interprofessionally in this unique space and under pandemic conditions. PMID: 32990127 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
Authors: Joosten-Hagye D, Katz A, Sivers-Teixeira T, Yonshiro-Cho J Abstract Loneliness and isolation are concerning consequences of social distancing and other stay-at-home orders for older adults globally, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To combat loneliness and isolation among older adults residing in California, the Keck School of Medicine collaborated with other health profession schools at the University of Southern California (USC) to create the Age-Friendly Student Senior Connection (AFSSC). A total of 115 interprofessional graduate students were linked with older adults. Students engaged in 30 to 60 minute p...
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Authors: Azizoddin DR, Vella Gray K, Dundin A, Szyld D Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has instigated significant changes for health care systems. With clinician burnout rising, efforts to promote clinician resilience are essential. Within this quality improvement project, an interprofessional debriefing program (Brigham Resilience in COVID-19-pandemic Emergency Forum-BRIEF) was developed within two emergency departments (EDs). An interprofessional group of ED providers led optional, nightly debriefings using a web-based portal to connect with ED clinicians for six weeks. In total, 81 interprofessional staff partici...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
Fighting the spread of an infectious disease goes hand in hand with stemming the dissemination of lies, bad science, and misdirection.
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Even as we continue to protect ourselves against COVID-19 with masks and social distancing, we ’re about to face another contagious virus. Flu season doesn’t take a break during a pandemic. While the rates of death are lower for flu than COVID-19, flu remains a serious threat, especially to vulnerable populations. During last year’s flu season, between 24,000 and 62,000 deaths were att ributed to flu in the U.S. (By comparison, the country had about 178,000 deaths related to COVID-19 as of late…
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Bayer to accelerate transformation to address challenging market environment and enable additional growth investmentsAdjusted outlook for 2020 confirmed / 2021 sales expected at approximately 2020 levels despite significant headwinds from COVID-19 pandemic; 2021 core earnings per share expected to be slightly below 2020 levels at constant exchange rates / Lower than expected outlook in the agricultural market likely to lead to mid-to-high single-digit billion-euro non-cash impairment charges in the Crop Science business / Strengthening margin profile and funding of additional investments in innovation and growth through ad...
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