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      • Obesity and COVID-19: 10TT counseling for rural patients

        Published May 14 2020, 11:25 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention
        • obesity

        Many studies link rural populations with more obese individuals—and healthcare workers on the front lines are learning that obesity is a major risk factor for serious complications and poorer outcomes from COVID-19.

      • Nurses and self-care: Factors influencing healthy behaviors during COVID-19

        Published May 06 2020, 11:26 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • nurse
        • mindfulness
        • Mental Health

        Analysis of the factors preventing adequate self-care among nurses, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, is the first step toward a more healthful workforce.

      • Celebrate: Nurses make a difference

        Published May 01 2020, 04:24 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • nurses
        • coronavirus
        • Florence Nightingale

        Around the world, the nursing profession joins in celebration of the International Year of Nurse and Midwife in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.

      • Cardiac arrest in patients with COVID-19: Reducing resuscitation risks

        Published Apr 20 2020, 04:54 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus

        The American Heart Association, in collaboration with other professional organizations, released Interim Guidance for Life Support for COVID-19 which aims to protect rescuers delivering CPR, while at the same time providing timely, high-quality resuscitation to patients.

      • Teaming up for prone positioning

        Published Apr 10 2020, 05:34 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection control
        • infection prevention

        How do you provide prone positioning for at least 12 hours a day for COVID-19 patients and overcome the associated risks? Learn how the challenges can be overcome by using a specialized team approach.

      • Combating PPE shortages on the frontline

        Published Apr 03 2020, 02:35 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention
        • infection control

        As the number of COVID-19 cases rises, so does the shortage of PPE. Here’s what you can do to optimize PPE when supplies run low.

      • Stay Home, Stay Safe: Telehealth Virtually Brings Practitioners to Patients

        Published Mar 27 2020, 12:22 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention
        • telehealth
        • telemedicine

        Virtual healthcare protects at-risk patients from exposure to other people, frees up medical equipment and staff for those who become seriously ill, and protects practitioners from patients who might have COVID-19.

      • Exposed: When Healthcare Workers Become Infected with COVID-19

        Published Mar 20 2020, 02:28 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention

        Healthcare workers can minimize their exposure risk by following infection control and prevention recommendations. But what happens when, despite their best efforts, they become exposed to a patient with confirmed or suspected COVID-19? Or, even worse, they become infected with the virus?

      • COVID-19: Is Your Facility Prepared to Stop the Spread?

        Published Mar 12 2020, 06:50 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention

        Your health care facility can help suppress and control COVID-19 by taking these steps that help limit exposure. By putting these strategies into practice, your facility can be proactive against COVID-19, and help contribute to the best outcome, a pandemic that resolves quickly with few casualties.

      • 5 Facts to Help Combat 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hype

        Published Mar 05 2020, 09:14 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • coronavirus

        Your healthcare team stands on the front line when caring for patients who might be infected with novel coronavirus 2019, commonly referred to as COVID-19. With all of the media hype surrounding the virus, caring for patients infected with COVID-19 may be anxiety-producing for staff. You can help combat the hype and reduce their anxiety by providing these 5 facts about COVID-19.

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