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Get Covid Compliant with COVID SAFE

VideoForU, a professional full-service video production company, announced the launch of: COVID SAFE, a four minute training video that carefully explains the safety measures ...
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New Munters Whitepaper Explores How Humidity Affects Viral Infectivity and Longevity

There is a demonstratable link between humidity and the infectivity and longevity of a variety of viruses, such as influenza and coronaviruses, according to a new whitepaper b...
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26 Health Care Groups Sign On To “Return To Procedures” Guidance

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and the American Hospital Association (AHA) announced 26 addi...
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Calling for Nursing Support Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

There are close to 28 million nurses around the world who comprise a global workforce that delivers about 90 percent of primary healthcare, including frontline response to the...
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NIH Researchers Identify Key Genomic Features That Could Differentiate SARS-CoV-2 From Other Coronaviruses That Cause Less Severe Disease

A team of researchers from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), part of the National Institutes of Health, identified genomic features of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes ...
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A Determined Descendant and a Navy Hospital's Response to COVID-19

On a Thursday morning at Memorial Hospital in Fremont, Ohio, Emil Althoff became one of at least 50 million estimated to die from the H1N1 flu virus in the deadliest pandemic ...
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Survey: U.S. Voters Strongly Support More Funding For Nursing Homes And Assisted Living Communities In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

According to a new national survey, a vast majority of U.S. voters believe long term care facilities, including nursing homes and assisted living communities, need more suppor...
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Digital Well-Being Guidelines for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this unprecedented time, technology has become part of the social fabric in a deeper, more intimate way than ever before—for those of us able to access it, technology has b...
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Expert comment on antibody tests for COVID-19

With promises of antibody tests being rolled out in the next few days to NHS and care staff in England, and retailers told not to send home-testing kits as their accuracy is q...
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Covid-19 Crisis Triage - - Optimizing Health Outcomes and Disability Rights

New England Journal of Medicine article offers policy recommendations for triage protocols that save the most lives and protect core values, such as the equal moral worth of a...
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Human Growth Hormone May Prevent Loss of Muscle Strength after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Human growth hormone (HGH) may prevent the loss of muscle strength after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, according to results from a pilot study conducted by ...
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Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Can Last for Years, Nurses Ask U.S. Administration for Help

Gravely concerned about the psychological health and well-being of nurses and other healthcare professionals serving on the pandemic's frontline of care, leaders of the nation...
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Health Risk Screening Tool Helps Those with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by COVID-19

The rampant spread of COVID-19 shows that calculating risk factors for vulnerable populations is a matter of life and death. That’s proven in a study conducted by researchers ...
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Smartphone app to help assess anemia by taking a picture of a person’s eyelid

A doctor can quickly get an idea of whether someone is anemic by pulling down the person’s eyelid and judging its redness, a color indicating the number of red blood cells. B...
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Some Heroes Wear Masks

It’s quite fitting that National Superhero Day falls the first week of May in 2020, the same week that Symetra Tour player Sarah Hoffman (Saline, Michigan) puts away her Calla...
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Has the Coronavirus Got You Lost in Time?

A woman walked to answer the doorbell the other day and was surprised to see the workers who had arrived to replace her front walkway. “I wasn’t expecting you to be here unt...
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Risk Factors for COVID-19 Death Revealed in World’s Largest Analysis of Patient Records to Date

Academics at the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), working on behalf of NHS England and in partnership with NHSX, have analyse...
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COVID-19 Causes Pulmonary Arterial Thrombosis and Damages Other Organs As Well As The Lungs

COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, not only may lead to severe pneumonia but also to thrombosis in the lungs and, subsequently, to multi organ failure involving kidne...
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RA Capital COVID Team has created a map that captures many of the major ongoing technology development efforts in the world to solve our COVID-19 crisis

The RA Capital COVID Team with Boston-based Dr. Peter Kolchinsky, author of The Great American Drug Deal, PhD in Virology from Harvard University, have created a map that capt...
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American Nurses Foundation Launches National Well-being Initiative for Nurses

In response to the growing burden of stress and moral distress on the nation’s nurses as they valiantly care for patients on the frontlines of the pandemic, the American Nurse...
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AdvaMed Joins AORN, AHA in Issuing “Re-entry Guidance for Health Care Facilities and Medical Device Representatives”

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and the American Hospital Association (AHA) released “Re-entr...
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Expert reaction to high proportion of blood clotting in COVID-19 patients

Earlier this week, the BBC reported that one third of COVID-19 patients developed dangerous blood clots. While current treatments are mainly focusing on anti-viral and potenti...
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The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) formally announced the recipients of the prestigious John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards

The 2019 awardees include a Pennsylvania health system’s telemonitoring “bunker” that saved 227 patient lives in one year through early sepsis detection, a national health sys...
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MU Health Care Neurologist Publishes Guidance Related to COVID-19 and Stroke Care

A University of Missouri Health Care neurologist has published more than 40 new recommendations for evaluating and treating stroke patients based on international research exa...
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Study Finds Rising Rate of Mental Health Visits Among Youth to Emergency Departments

While the number of pediatric emergency department (ED) visits across the nation has remained stable over the last 10 years, visits for mental health disorders have risen 60% ...
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