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COVID-19 Resources

  • Updated:   6/21/2022
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Perinatal depression screening: Improving outcomes during COVID-19

Ellington, Kelly

Nursing. 51(10):50-54, October 2021.

RNs are uniquely positioned to identify depressive or anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. This article discusses use of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale to help recognize patients at risk for perinatal depression.

The impact of COVID-19 on patient safety attendant use

Shields, Lisa B.E.; Lawson, Tiffany P.; Flanders, Kimberly

Nursing. 51(10):42-48, October 2021.

In this article, the authors present the findings of a study conducted to determine the impact of COVID-19 on the patient safety attendant (PSA) reduction program at their facility and analyze the use of video monitoring and other alternatives to PSA.

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: A complication of COVID-19

Greenway, Andrew; Macklay, Holly; Xuereb, Kevin; More

Nursing. 51(10):32-38, October 2021.

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a previously unrecognized and potentially catastrophic illness that appears in children who have been exposed to or diagnosed with COVID-19. Here, the authors discuss the background, diagnosis, signs and symptoms, and treatment of this condition.

COVID-19 and opioid use disorder: Expanding treatment access in rural settings

Mumba, Mercy Ngosa; Jaiswal, Jessica; Langner-Smith, Natalia; More

Nursing. 51(9):44-47, September 2021.

This article examines the evidence supporting the use of telehealth in treating patients with opioid use disorder and explores other promising options that can help overcome pandemic-related barriers to treatment.

Family perceptions related to isolation during COVID-19 hospitalization

Eden, Candace; Fowler, Susan B.

Nursing. 51(8):56-60, August 2021.

It is unknown how visitor limitations due to COVID-19 influenced the experiences of family members who could not physically visit hospitalized loved ones in person during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, the authors describe a study on the perceptions of family members related to being isolated from patients who are hospitalized with confirmed positive COVID-19.

How social determinants of health affect COVID-19-related morbidity and mortality

Pecoraro, Kathleen A.

Nursing. 51(5):24-32, May 2021.

The conditions under which people live and work and how those conditions affect health are known as social determinants of health. This article examines how disparities of wealth, opportunity, and other societal resources have influenced morbidity and mortality in minority people of color during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recognizing the importance of whistleblowers in healthcare

O'Neill, Nicolle

Nursing. 51(4):54-56, April 2021.

Some healthcare professionals who have raised concerns over workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic have faced retaliation.

COVID-19-related smell and taste disorders: A guide for nurses

Lindsay, Leasha

Nursing. 51(4):50-53, April 2021.

This article highlights dysfunction of smell and taste associated with COVID-19 and discusses implications for nursing practice.

COVID-19-related smell and taste disorders: A guide for nurses

Lindsay, Leasha

Nursing. 51(4):50-53, April 2021.

This article highlights dysfunction of smell and taste associated with COVID-19 and discusses implications for nursing practice.

Caring for critically ill patients with COVID-19

Leaton, Mary Beth; Ospina, Kristin

Nursing. 51(4):24-31, April 2021.

Learn how one medical facility incorporated key clinical principles to manage the first surge of patients with COVID-19.

SARS-CoV-2 safety: Guidelines for shielding frontline nurses

Baker, Terrance L.; Greiner, Jack V.; Vesonder, Modesta

Nursing. 51(3):32-42, March 2021.

When consistently utilized, foundational infection prevention guidelines protect nurses caring for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2. These expert authors describe best practices designed to shield frontline nurses and their colleagues from COVID-19 and improve compliance with infection prevention protocols.

SARS-CoV-2 safety: Guidelines for shielding frontline nurses

Baker, Terrance L.; Greiner, Jack V.; Vesonder, Modesta

Nursing. 51(3):32-42, March 2021.

When consistently utilized, foundational infection prevention guidelines protect nurses caring for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2. These expert authors describe best practices designed to shield frontline nurses and their colleagues from COVID-19 and improve compliance with infection prevention protocols.

Coping with moral distress during COVID-19

Godshall, Maryann

Nursing. 51(2):55-58, February 2021.

Learn why nurses are experiencing various forms of moral distress during the pandemic and what coping strategies they can employ to mitigate emotional pain.

Family-centered care with visitor limitations

Jones, Uletha M.

Nursing. 51(2):46-49, February 2021.

During the pandemic, many facilities have had to curtail in-person patient visitation or eliminate it entirely. The author discusses how healthcare teams can promote family-centered care in this challenging time.

Nursing perspectives from an Italian ICU

Imbriaco, Guglielmo; Monesi, Alessandro; Ferrari, Patrizia

Nursing. 51(1):46-51, January 2021.

These authors were among the first nurses to confront the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Here they recount their experiences caring for patients who flooded into an Italian ICU and explain how their facility successfully managed the surge.

Nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mancuso, Lisa

Nursing. 51(1):42-44, January 2021.

A nurse offers first-hand insight into caring for patients with COVID-19 during the first coronavirus spike in the Northeastern US last spring.

How the COVID-19 pandemic can teach educators a few lessons

Ruth-Sahd, Lisa A.

Nursing. 50(12):56-58, December 2020.

A nurse educator argues that the COVID-19 pandemic provides educators with an opportunity to refocus on some essential nursing concepts and incorporate hard lessons learned from the pandemic into their teaching plan.

The fog of war in the battle against COVID-19

Chen, Leon L.

Nursing. 50(11):50-52, November 2020.

Changing recommendations and misinformation have been significant barriers in the fight against COVID-19. Here, the author discusses factors that led to confusion and poor decision-making during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supporting nurses' mental health during the pandemic

Owens, India T.

Nursing. 50(10):54-57, October 2020.

During the pandemic, rapidly changing institutional policies have altered the roles of many nurses on the front lines. This article offers practical suggestions for supporting nurses in these challenging times.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, should nurses offer to pray with patients?

Taylor, Elizabeth Johnston

Nursing. 50(7):42-46, July 2020.

After weighing the pros and cons of this issue, the author makes the argument that prayer offered in an ethical, patient-centered manner can be therapeutic for patients.

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