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COVID-19 Resources

  • Creator:   Drew Parent
  • Updated:   3/26/2021
  • Contains:  19 items
In this collection, explore archived content from our coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent articles from our new COVID Conversations department.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.