Why keeping a dog (or cat) is your brain's best friend in reducing dementia risk
Nearly everyone understands the importance of brain health, but few people have any idea how to make their brains healthier, or that achieving such a goal is even possible. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the 7 Stages of Dementia?
Title: What Are the 7 Stages of Dementia?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - January 21, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

How do you die from dementia?
DEMENTIA is a common neurodegenerative condition that is more likely to develop as you get older, and Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia in the UK. Can you die from dementia, and how do you die from dementia? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It's never too late to boost your grey matter: How to keep your brain sharp and reduce dementia risk
Neuroscientist Dr Sanjay Gupta explains best ways to keep your brain sharp with tips including taking online classes, learning a new language as well as volunteering. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: New blood test could be a game-changer for treating Alzheimer’s disease
DEMENTIA research aims to stave off brain decline by identifying the risk as early on possible. New research published today suggests a new blood test could supercharge this effort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Music to Develop Communication in Late-Stage Dementia Using Music to Develop Communication in Late-Stage Dementia
This study aimed to develop a conceptual understanding of how people with late-stage dementia may express themselves nonverbally and interact with others during a live music group.The Gerontologist (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Rudolf Neufeld died from COVID-19. This is why his family wants you to know his story
Rudolf Neufeld was a jokester and an active man who continued going to the gym even after he was diagnosed with dementia. He died two days before Christmas at the age of 81 after contracting COVID-19 at Lions Gate Hospital, after being admitted shortly before an outbreak there. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Dementia wellbeing advice
NHS England has updated their guide to dementia wellbeing during the pandemic. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 18, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Families of dementia-stricken rugby and football stars unite in sport charity launch
THE FAMILIES of football and rugby stars stricken by dementia have united to form a new charity - to create sport's safer future. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-benzodiazepine hypnotic use for sleep disturbance in people aged over 55 years living with dementia: a series of cohort studies
Z-drugs may increase fracture risk in people with dementia, but future research is needed to confirm these findings and to explore sleep management strategies for people with dementia. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Informal dementia carers had to make difficult decisions about paid care during COVID-19, NIHR Evidence
People living with dementia in the community typically rely on unpaid care from friends and family members, combined with some paid care. This helps them remain in their own homes. Researchers wanted to find out how the first nationwide COVID-19 lockdown affected unpaid carers, and how they made decisions about accessing paid care. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MIND and Mediterranean diets associated with later onset of Parkinson's disease
(University of British Columbia) A new study from UBC researchers suggests a strong correlation between following the MIND and Mediterranean diets and later onset of Parkinson's disease (PD). While researchers have long known of neuroprotective effects of the MIND diet for diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia, this study is the first to suggest a link between this diet and brain health for Parkinson's disease (PD). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Approximately half of AD dementia cases are mild, one-fifth are severe
(Boston University School of Medicine) What percent of patients with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) currently have severe dementia? Do more people have mild disease? Or are the majority suffering with moderate dementia? A new study using data from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) sheds light on these trends. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New report estimates 10,000 people 65 and older living with dementia in nation's capital
(George Washington University) A report released today estimates that about 10,000 Washington, DC residents 65 and older are living with dementia, a general term for a range of memory loss disorders, including Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: Frequent toilet trips could be a sign of brain decline
DEMENTIA is a general term for symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. Many symptoms are unique to the type of dementia one has. A telltale sign of vascular dementia is early loss of bladder control. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life-affirming ways to stave off dementia
HELEN THOMPSON: As well as slowing down, certain other memory skills shift to a lower gear with age. Multi-tasking, for instance, becomes more difficult. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experience of aggressive behaviour of health professionals in home care services and the role of persons with dementia - Schnelli A, Mayer H, Ott S, Zeller A.
AIMS: To explore the view of health professionals on the form and frequency of aggressive behaviour of clients against health professionals in home care services. DESIGN: An explorative cross-sectional survey was conducted. METHODS: We cond... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Dementia in care homes and COVID-19: Supporting residents, supporting carers, supporting homes (updated 7th January 2021)
This is a quick guide for carers in care homes supporting residents living with dementia during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It will discuss four clinical situations that may help to illustrate some challenges. These include: 2 External 0 0 0 Understanding signs of COVID-19 false https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/dementia/care-homes#signs true false%> 2 External 0 0 0 Helping residents with confusion false https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/dementia/care-homes#confusion true false%> 2 External 0 0 0 Managing behavioural challenges false https://www.sci...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Including unhealthy foods may diminish positive effects of an otherwise healthy diet
(Rush University Medical Center) Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have reported diminished benefits of a Mediterranean diet among those with high frequency of eating unhealthy foods. The results of their study were published inAlzheimer's& Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association on Jan. 7. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Communicating with people with a learning disability and autism, dementia and mental health needs
This guidance has been assessed to identify potential equality impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with mental health needs and a learning disability and autistic people. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 7, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Virginia Beach (VA) EMS Helps to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot (MCT) Masked drivers pulled into a Virginia Beach ambulance bay and rolled down their windows to receive the Moderna vaccine in their left arms on Tuesday. Hannah McConnell, 26, who works for Virginia Beach Neurology, was one of the health care workers given the opportunity to get the vaccine. Erol Aydar, a senior paramedic, prepped the vaccine at a table next to her car and approached her window to explain the procedure and administer the shot. “Finally,” McConnell said after Aydar put the vaccine in her arm. “It was easy. I don&rsq...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Medicine Virginia Source Type: news

Virginia Beach (VA) EMS Helps to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot (MCT) Masked drivers pulled into a Virginia Beach ambulance bay and rolled down their windows to receive the Moderna vaccine in their left arms on Tuesday. Hannah McConnell, 26, who works for Virginia Beach Neurology, was one of the health care workers given the opportunity to get the vaccine. Erol Aydar, a senior paramedic, prepped the vaccine at a table next to her car and approached her window to explain the procedure and administer the shot. “Finally,” McConnell said after Aydar put the vaccine in her arm. “It was easy. I don&rsq...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Medicine Virginia Source Type: news

Virginia Beach (VA) EMS Helps to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot (MCT) Masked drivers pulled into a Virginia Beach ambulance bay and rolled down their windows to receive the Moderna vaccine in their left arms on Tuesday. Hannah McConnell, 26, who works for Virginia Beach Neurology, was one of the health care workers given the opportunity to get the vaccine. Erol Aydar, a senior paramedic, prepped the vaccine at a table next to her car and approached her window to explain the procedure and administer the shot. “Finally,” McConnell said after Aydar put the vaccine in her arm. “It was easy. I don&rsq...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Medicine Virginia Source Type: news

Virginia Beach (VA) EMS Helps to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot (MCT) Masked drivers pulled into a Virginia Beach ambulance bay and rolled down their windows to receive the Moderna vaccine in their left arms on Tuesday. Hannah McConnell, 26, who works for Virginia Beach Neurology, was one of the health care workers given the opportunity to get the vaccine. Erol Aydar, a senior paramedic, prepped the vaccine at a table next to her car and approached her window to explain the procedure and administer the shot. “Finally,” McConnell said after Aydar put the vaccine in her arm. “It was easy. I don&rsq...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Medicine Virginia Source Type: news

Virginia Beach (VA) EMS Helps to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot (MCT) Masked drivers pulled into a Virginia Beach ambulance bay and rolled down their windows to receive the Moderna vaccine in their left arms on Tuesday. Hannah McConnell, 26, who works for Virginia Beach Neurology, was one of the health care workers given the opportunity to get the vaccine. Erol Aydar, a senior paramedic, prepped the vaccine at a table next to her car and approached her window to explain the procedure and administer the shot. “Finally,” McConnell said after Aydar put the vaccine in her arm. “It was easy. I don&rsq...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Medicine Virginia Source Type: news

Virginia Beach (VA) EMS Helps to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot (MCT) Masked drivers pulled into a Virginia Beach ambulance bay and rolled down their windows to receive the Moderna vaccine in their left arms on Tuesday. Hannah McConnell, 26, who works for Virginia Beach Neurology, was one of the health care workers given the opportunity to get the vaccine. Erol Aydar, a senior paramedic, prepped the vaccine at a table next to her car and approached her window to explain the procedure and administer the shot. “Finally,” McConnell said after Aydar put the vaccine in her arm. “It was easy. I don&rsq...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Medicine Virginia Source Type: news

Dementia signs: 'Lack of desire to try something new' could be a symptom of the condition
DEMENTIA sufferers may experience confusion and memory changes, so it's common for them to stick to a strict routine as a way to coping and feeling safer. A person suddenly having a lack of desire for change or trying something new could be an early warning sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A prognostic Alzheimer's disease blood test in the symptom-free stage
(Ruhr-University Bochum) Using a blood test, a German-Dutch research team has predicted the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people who were clinically diagnosed as not having Alzheimer's disease but who perceived themselves as cognitively impaired (Subjective Cognitive Declined, SCD). The researchers analyzed blood samples from an SCD cohort supervised at the Alzheimer Center Amsterdam. Using a test developed in Bochum, they identified all 22 subjects at study entry who developed Alzheimer's dementia, thus the clinical symptoms, within six years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dementia shows gene-environment link, loss of smell is early sign
NIEHS-funded scientists report dementia risk from gene variant plus air pollution, and impaired sense of smell may be an early warning sign. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Dementia: Robust heart health may help to ward off dementia - how to boost heart health
DEMENTIA is a daunting prospect because there is currently no cure but ongoing research suggests healthy lifestyle interventions can bolster your defences against brain decline. A new study published today provides further encouragement, suggesting robust heart health may help to stave off the risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safeguarding adults with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic, SCIE (updated 5th January 2021)
This quick guide aims to support care providers and staff to safeguard people with dementia during the pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds COVID-19 brain damage but no infection
A study conducted by a team of researchers from the U.S. National Institutes...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shines light on U-2 pilots' brain health MRI links air pollution to dementia risk in women In a year of pandemic, MRI perseveres MRI at RSNA: COVID-19 and beyond COVID-19 neuroradiological manifestations differ by disease severity (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dementia: Weight training could protect parts of the brain vulnerable to Alzheimer’s
DEMENTIA could be prevented through exercise according to researchers. One study demonstrated how weight training could protect parts of the brain vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: The early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease
DEMENTIA is an umbrella term used to describe various brain diseases, with the most common being Alzheimer's disease. What are the earliest warning signs of the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neurologists Much Tougher to Find in Rural America
TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 -- A shortage of neurologists in rural parts of the United States means that people in those areas are less likely to receive specialized care for conditions such as stroke, dementia and back pain, a new study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Individuals With Dementia
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a prolonged physical and emotional strain on residents, families, and staff in post-acute and long-term care settings. Life has been particularly challenging for nursing home and assisted living residents with dementia, who account for 50% or more of all residents in PALTC. In the early days of the pandemic, when personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing were limited, PALTC staff relied heavily on social distancing as well as visitor and room restrictions to help control the spread of COVID-19. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - December 29, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Galik Tags: Caring Collaborative Source Type: news

Journal Highlights From the January Issue of JAMDA
Individuals who have advanced dementia or other conditions that put them at a high risk of death within six months may benefit from a reduction of blood pressure medications, yet deprescribing occurs in less than half of these individuals, according to results of a national retrospective cohort study. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - December 29, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: Journal Highlights Source Type: news

Mild functional decline and driving performance of older drivers without a diagnosed dementia: study of leukoaraiosis and cognitive function - Renge K, Park K, Tada M, Kimura T, Imai Y.
Motor vehicle collisions involving older drivers have increased and become an important social issue. It is known that the decline of cognitive function, including dementia, affects driving performance. A series of studies using the Mini-Mental State Exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluating Risk of Dementia in Older People Evaluating Risk of Dementia in Older People
A recent paper presents novel tools to identify people at high risk of developing dementia based on established genetic and lifestyle factors.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Middle-Age Sleep Patterns Tied to Subsequent Cognitive Decline
MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2020 -- Longer time to fall asleep is associated with greater subsequent cognitive decline among middle-aged Hispanic adults, according to a study published online Dec. 22 in Alzheimer's& Dementia. Christian Agudelo, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Depression, loneliness, social support, activities of daily living, and life satisfaction in older adults at high-risk of dementia - Kim S, Choe K, Lee K.
As the number of older adults with dementia increases, early diagnosis and intervention are crucially important. The purpose of this study was to conduct dementia screening on older adults to determine whether there are differences in depression, lonelines... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Dementia care: Memory loss is the key sign and can be spotted at a memory clinic
DEMENTIA care: The earlier one is able to spot the condition, the earlier treatment and better management will occur. What is the best way to potentially spot the condition earlier? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFL Sets Higher Bar for Dementia Compensation in Black Former Players NFL Sets Higher Bar for Dementia Compensation in Black Former Players
The NFL has been unfairly depriving cognitively impaired Black players of money they would normally receive from a 2013 settlement by insisting that test scores be"race-normed," according to clinical psychologists.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Poisoning exposures in people with dementia (2014 ‒2019): a retrospective study - Wojt IR, Cairns R, Tan ECK.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the most common types of poisoning exposures, implicated substances and underlying sources of medication error in people with dementia. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of call records from the X Poisons Information Center (PIC). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Apathy an Early Marker of Frontotemporal Dementia Apathy an Early Marker of Frontotemporal Dementia
Detecting apathy could help identify patients before they develop the condition and give a window of opportunity for preventive interventions, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news