Health workers report enough symptoms for depression diagnosis

Health care workers in the United States are struggling with a range of mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers report.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
July 30, 2020 ~5 min

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More COVID cases in nursing homes with 3 factors

Residents of long-term care facilities with lower nurse staffing levels and other factors have higher rates of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths, research finds.

Mark Michaud-Rochester • futurity
June 22, 2020 ~6 min

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Barrier box makes intubation safer for hospital workers

Health workers could get some more protection against droplets as they fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with a clear barrier box.

John Toon-Georgia Tech • futurity
May 18, 2020 ~8 min

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7 fixes to fight burnout among doctors and nurses

"The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated an already existing problem within our health care systems." Here's what doctors and nurses need to combat burnout.

Texas A&M University • futurity
May 14, 2020 ~6 min

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COVID-19 health care workers face ‘invisible’ dangers

COVID-19 health care workers risk depression, anxiety, and stress. An expert offers tips on how they can care for themselves while caring for others.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
May 13, 2020 ~4 min

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Study on health workers exposed to COVID-19 needs volunteers

Two new studies hope to see how many health care workers have been exposed to the coronavirus. The researchers are calling for participants now.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
April 21, 2020 ~7 min

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COVID-19 regulations lift restrictions on nurses

Regulations for the COVID-19 pandemic have lifted some restrictions on nurses. Could the new regulations persist? And will we value nursing more in the future?

Laura Bailey-Michigan • futurity
April 20, 2020 ~6 min

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Nurses face ‘unprecedented challenges’ during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses are making high-stake decisions, both for patients and their own families. A forum offers a place to share experiences.

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
April 7, 2020 ~2 min

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Can a mindfulness app prevent doctor burnout?

Many doctors live with significant anxiety, and the COVID-19 pandemic boosts the risk for burnout. A new mindfulness app may help.

Brown University • futurity
April 1, 2020 ~4 min

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This method extends life of critical N95 face masks

Hospitals facing the COVID-19 pandemic are in desperate need of N95 face masks are desperately needed as .

Sarah Avery-Duke • futurity
March 26, 2020 ~3 min

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