COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Jan 20, 2022
COVID-19 infection during pregnancy may cause inflammatory immune responses in the fetus, even if the virus does not infect the placenta
Jan 20, 2022
Use of monoclonal antibody therapies between November 2020 and August 2021 was lower among patients who were Black, Asian or of other races
Jan 20, 2022
Palliative care strategies, challenges and lessons learned throughout the pandemic are the subject of a podcast produced by the American Hospital Association (AHA) Living Learning Network.
Jan 20, 2022
A retrospective cohort study of 882 people with mild or moderate COVID-19 during pregnancy found a correlation between gestational age at time of infection and gestational age at time of delivery.
Jan 20, 2022
A lack of available beds in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and other rehabilitation settings is forcing hospitals to delay patient discharges.
Jan 13, 2022
Adding a certified wound and skin care nurse to a multiprofessional proning team reduced the odds of patients with COVID-19 developing pressure injuries
Jan 6, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported this week vaccination had no effect on the number of pre-term or low-weight births
Jan 6, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) this week urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be flexible as it begins enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for hospitals
Jan 6, 2022
Changes to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have left nurses who test positive for COVID-19 questioning how best to protect their patients.
Jan 6, 2022
In a letter to Congressional leaders, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) asked Congress to make permanent many of the waivers put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.