Incidence of type II workplace violence in Catalan nursing homes - Vidal-Mart í C.
BACKGROUND: Nursing home professionals belong to one of the most vulnerable occupational groups when it comes to type II workplace violence. Cared-for elders carry out violent actions that affect both the health of professionals and the organisation and se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Nigeria: Outrage Over Kidnap of Nurses in Kaduna Hospital
[Leadership] Nurses and midwives in Kaduna yesterday staged a peaceful protest to the Ministry of Health, Kaduna State, over the abduction of two nurses from the General Hospital, Idon, by bandits in Kajuru local government area of the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Characteristics associated with the use of an inpatient rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility after acute care in children with severe traumatic brain injury - Gao S, Fabio A, Rosario BL, Kelly MK, Beers SR, Bell MJ, Wisniewski SR.
To characterize inpatient rehabilitation services for children with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), we included 254 children, whose parents/guardians reported receipt of rehabilitation within a 12-month follow-up period, from a multinational observati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Urgent action needed to address chronic undersupply of NHS staff
The NHS urgently needs billions of pounds of extra investment to shore up staff numbers, and head off a haemorrhaging of doctors, nurses and other frontline health workers. The NHS Confederation, NHS Providers, the British Medical Association, the Royal College of Nursing, the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges and Unison have penned a joint letter to the Prime Minister warning of the ‘very real risk’ that if NHS staff leave a vicious circle will be created where ‘staff vacancies are the greatest threat to the retention of NHS staff’. The six organisations, which together represent most of the NHS wo...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release nhs pay Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Burned out by the pandemic, 3 in 10 health-care workers consider leaving the profession
After a year of trauma, doctors, nurses and other health workers are struggling to cope. More than half are burned out. More than 6 in 10 have struggled with worsening mental health. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

Nurse begs B.C. residents to take pandemic seriously after tear-filled night on COVID-19 unit
A B.C. nurse is pleading with people to do a few "simple things" to get the pandemic under control after an emotionally crushing shift in the COVID-19 ward of Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

An unvaccinated worker set off an outbreak at a U.S. nursing home where most residents were immunized.
New infections of inoculated residents are occurring, signaling the need to maintain safety measures, C.D.C. studies show. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: internal-essential Vaccination and Immunization Nursing Homes Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Covid US: Rare variant infects 25% of vaccinated residents at Kentucky nursing home
A rare variant in a single Kentucky facility rendered vaccines only about 66 percent effective for residents and 76 percent effective for staff, a CDC reports on breakthrough Covid infections shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: Limited, mild COVID-19 cases seen among vaccinated people in Chicago, Kentucky
Twenty-two residents and staff members at 15 Chicago-area skilled nursing facilities developed COVID-19 infections more than 14 days after receiving a second dose of the vaccine, according to data released by the CDC. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Union Says Nurses Skeptical of Covid-19 Vaccines
[Namibian] Th Namibia Nurses Union (Nanu) acting secretary general, Junias Shilunga says many nurses are skeptical to get vaccinated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a SARS-CoV-2 R.1 Lineage Variant in a Skilled Nursing Facility After Vaccination Program - Kentucky, March 2021
In a COVID-19 outbreak at a Kentucky skilled nursing facility involving a newly introduced variant to the region, unvaccinated residents and health care personnel (HCP) had 3.0 and 4.1 times the risk of infection as did vaccinated residents and HCP. Vaccine was 86.5% protective against symptomatic illness among residents and 87.1% protective among HCP. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 21, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaccination COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Nursing Homes Assisted Living Facilities Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kwara Inducts 130 Doctors, Nurses, Others Into Civil Service
[This Day] The Kwara State Government on Tuesday began the induction of at least 130 health workers, who were recently recruited into the state civil service, a step meant to improve patient-to-health giver ratio and better medical service delivery in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

40 Under 40 2021: Lanisha Hunter
In addition to serving as a nursing director for Cone Health, Lanisha Hunter organized a community initiative to collect clothing, toiletries, canned goods, etc. for Leslie ’s House around the holidays. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jane Little Source Type: news

Pew Charitable Trusts and CDC Find Hospitals Are Overusing Antibiotics, Set New Targets for Antibiotic Prescribing and Avoiding Antimicrobial Resistance
Clinical laboratories and microbiology tests provide key tools for physicians engaged in antibiotic stewardship programs One important and continuing trend in healthcare is the need for hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical providers to introduce effective antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs). The findings of a recent study on antibiotic stewardship emphasize the need for improvement and […] The post Pew Charitable Trusts and CDC Find Hospitals Are Overusing Antibiotics, Set New Targets for Antibiotic Prescribing and Avoiding Antimicrobial Resistance appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 21, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Uncategorized Source Type: news

J & amp;J COVID - 19 Vaccine Should Be Used, but Carry Blood Clot Warning
European Medicines Agency also said the vaccine's benefits still far outweigh its risks (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

Nurses or Physicians: Who Are at Highest Suicide Risk? Nurses or Physicians: Who Are at Highest Suicide Risk?
Female nurses are at significantly greater risk of dying by suicide than physicians in findings that contradict previous research suggesting doctors are at greatest risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

New Hope Against a Rare but Incurable Eye Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pharmacy, Research, News, Source Type: news

These Women Are Transforming What Climate Leadership Looks Like. Here ’s What They Learned From the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic, like the climate crisis, is amplifying existing racial and gender injustices in our society. TIME editors Naina Bajekal and Elijah Wolfson moderated a conversation with two women working to create a more inclusive climate leadership space: American author, strategist and teacher Katharine Wilkinson, who co-founded and leads The All We Can Save Project to nurture a leaderful climate community; and queer Colombian activist Maria Alejandra Escalante, who is the climate and environmental justice advocacy officer at FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, which supports young feminist organizers in the Global Sout...
Source: TIME: Science - April 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Naina Bajekal and Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Penn Nursing Dean Antonia Villarruel to receive The Ohtli Award from Mexico
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) This is the highest honor bestowed by the Mexican Government to individuals and organizations that have stood out for their work in favor of the empowerment of the Mexican diaspora and helped to " open the path " for the new Mexican American and Latino generations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global COVID - 19 Death Toll Surpasses 3 Million
Actual number believed to be much higher because some governments may be concealing numbers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Getting the most from community placements
The Queen ’s Nursing Institute (QNI) is seeking the views of pre-registration nursing students in a new project that seeks to help them gain the maximum benefit from placements in community settings. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis hires Lisa Hoyle as chief nursing officer (CNO)
She was most recently CNO at Saint Louis University Hospital, a level 1, 327-bed academic medical center in St. Louis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

AAN: Stroke Occurs in 2.2 Percent of Patients Admitted to ICU With COVID - 19
Cumulative hazard of death increased in association with hemorrhagic stroke, but not with ischemic stroke (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Neurology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Conference News, Source Type: news

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis hires Lisa Hoyle as chief nursing officer (CNO)
She was most recently CNO at Saint Louis University Hospital, a level 1, 327-bed academic medical center in St. Louis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Revisiting Yale School of Nursing expertise during Earth Week
Learn more about YSN faculty and student involvement in climate change, planetary and human health, and urban planning for modern cities and health systems. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Second RCN COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Report, RCN
In April we surveyed our members to better understand how access to the COVID-19 vaccine has developed over the first few months of the vaccination programme. This period is particularly relevant as nursing and health and care staff were identified as a priority group for vaccination. We received 20,370 responses from nursing staff in different roles and settings across the UK and this report provides an overview of the findings. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Serious mental illness in nursing homes: roles and perceived competence of social services directors - Gammonley D, Wang X, Simons K, Smith KM, Bern-Klug M.
Providing nursing home psychosocial care to persons with serious mental illnesses (SMI) requires understanding of comorbidities and attention to resident rights, needs and preferences. This quantitative study reports how 924 social service directors (SSDs)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Association of US nurse and physician occupation with risk of suicide - Davis MA, Cher BAY, Friese CR, Bynum JPW.
IMPORTANCE: Nurses are the largest component of the US health care workforce. Recent research suggests that nurses may be at high risk for suicide; however, few studies on this topic exist. OBJECTIVES: To estimate the national incidence of suicide ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Bullying in nursing students: a integrative literature review - Fern ández-Gutiérrez L, Mosteiro-Díaz MP.
The purpose of this integrative review was to analyse the current situation of bullying in nursing students through an exhaustive review of the last 10  years. As the sources of information, we used electronic databases, such as Medline, CINAHL, PubMed, Co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Emotional impact of clinical practice in burns unit among nursing students: a qualitative study - Caminati G, Cappelli L, Ferri P, Artioli G, Spadola M, Spadola M, Vecchiatini M, Melotto M, Di Lorenzo R, Rubbi I.
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE WORK: In Burns Units, the long professional relationship with patients suffering from intense physical pain and psychological distress, which cannot be completely resolved or minimized, exposes nurses to very intense emotions and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Psychological well-being increases the earthquake disaster preparedness of female nursing students at Universitas Indonesia in 2019 - Olivia W, Mustikasari.
This study aims to discuss the relationship between psychological well-being and earthquake disaster preparedness on the faculty of nursing students at Universitas In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Intentional self-harm associated mortality among U.S. White physicians, nurses, lawyers & judges - Gupta D, Kumar S, Chakrabortty S.
The mortality associated factors can be quantified in terms of proportionate mortality ratios (PMR) per National Occupational Mortality Surveillance (NOMS) data. Therefore, we explored NOMS data for the United States (U.S.) occupational workers' mortality ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An exploration into suicide prevention initiatives for mental health nurses: a systematic literature review - Dabkowski E, Porter JE.
Mental health and suicide prevention are national health priorities in Australia, with research currently focussed towards the ZERO Suicide (ZS) initiative. The aim of this review was to evaluate the impact of suicide prevention programmes, in particular t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Rate of suicide among women nurses compared with women in the general population before the CoViD-19 global pandemic - Guille C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Leg muscle action assists blood flow independently of age
(Kanazawa University) Researchers at Kanazawa University report in the Japan Journal of Nursing Science a study of muscle pump action in the context of chronic lower-limb edema. They found that body posture and exercise habits affect the blood pumping action of muscles in the leg, whereas age generally does not. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Financial support for community nurses affected by the pandemic
The Queen ’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has announced that it will receive additional funding of £86,000 from the Covid-19 Healthcare Support Appeal (CHSA) this year. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 19, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

AP PHOTOS: Photographers reflect on single shot of pandemic
The images show the intimacy of husbands and wives saying goodbye for the last time, or reuniting after months apart. They honor the courage of nurses, funeral workers and clerics who risked their own health to do their jobs. They witness life slipping away, and being snatched back from death. To mark the milestone of 3 million COVID-19 deaths worldwide, The Associated Press asked 15 photographers in 13 countries to pick the single image they shot that affected them the most, and explain why. Their selections document the staggering human toll as COVID-19 robbed millions of their lives, and millions more of their basic f...
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Delhi government asks nursing homes, private hospitals to reserve 80% beds for COVID patients
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said around 25,500 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Delhi and the positivity rate has increased to nearly 30 per cent in the last 24 hours. He also said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the national capital has sought the Centre's help in ensuring adequate beds and supply of oxygen for COVID-19 patients. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida nurse accused of threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris
Niviane Petit Phelps made the threats in a series of videos sent to her husband in prison, according to a Secret Service complaint. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida nurse arrested, accused of threatening to kill Harris
A Florida nurse was arrested this week after authorities say she allegedly threatened to kill Vice President Harris. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bullying, supervisor support, relaxation, and personal and work outcomes: testing a moderated mediation model - Gillet N, Fernet C, Colombat P, Cheyroux P, Fouquereau E.
AIM: To test a mediated moderation model in which bullying and supervisor support interact to predict nurses' personal and work outcomes with relaxation during off-job time mediating these effects. BACKGROUND: Bullying is a pervasive problem in the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Europe Surpasses 1 Million COVID - 19 Deaths
WHO wants to emphasize the need for Europe to maintain social distancing and speed up vaccinations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 17, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Americans Still Avoiding ERs in Pandemic, But Uptick Seen in Mental Health Crises
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Pensions update for ODP ’s
UNISON’s Pensions Unit for Members has been assisting some of our ODP members with Special Class Status (SCS) claims (i.e. the ability to retire from the 1995 Section at 55 with an unreduced pension) and the first of these considered by The Pensions Ombudsman has been upheld! Of greater significance is that the Ombudsman’s formal Opinion determined that NHS Pensions have not been applying their scheme regulations correctly and that NHS Pensions insistence on the need to have a nursing qualification to be a nurse (and hence eligible for SCS) is not supported by the scheme regulations. Notably the Senior Adjudica...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 16, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Hassan Govia Tags: health Source Type: news

Pensions update for ODPs
UNISON’s Pensions Unit for Members has been assisting some of our ODP members with Special Class Status (SCS) claims (i.e. the ability to retire from the 1995 Section at 55 with an unreduced pension) and the first of these considered by The Pensions Ombudsman has been upheld! Of greater significance is that the Ombudsman’s formal Opinion determined that NHS Pensions have not been applying their scheme regulations correctly and that NHS Pensions insistence on the need to have a nursing qualification to be a nurse (and hence eligible for SCS) is not supported by the scheme regulations. Notably the Senior Adjudica...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 16, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Hassan Govia Tags: health Source Type: news

Palliative Nursing: The Core of COVID-19 Care Palliative Nursing: The Core of COVID-19 Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated the role of palliative nurses -- and quality palliative care is critically needed now more than ever.Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

CDC Panel Says It Needs More Time to Study J & amp;J Vaccine Clotting Cases
Advisers to the CDC say they do not have enough information or time to recommend how to proceed and they will meet again within 10 days (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population
Among women, suicide incidence was higher among nurses than the general population, with relative risk of 1.99 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

American Health Partners bought by the Mitchell Family Office
American Health Partners operates 29 senior living and skilled nursing centers, five psychiatric hospitals and home health offices, with seven divisions across nine states, in total. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- The suicide rate among nurses exceeds that in the general population in the United States, with suicide incidence higher for female nurses than the female general population, according to a study published online April 14... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news