COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Jan 14, 2021
In a study of 792 patients in six countries, the addition of intravenous arthritis drugs to standard care for COVID-19 patients in intensive care reduced the relative risk of death by 24%.
Jan 14, 2021
To save lives and reduce the number of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization, Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched a web-based COVID-19 outpatient treatment locator.
Jan 14, 2021
Scientists have developed a COVID-19 antibody test so sensitive it can predict whether a patient will experience mild or severe symptoms of the disease.
Jan 14, 2021
The United States needs to use “innovative behavioral science and social marketing approaches to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence and acceptance in diverse populations,” according to a recent editorial in JAMA.
Jan 14, 2021
In a Jan. 7 letter, the American Hospital Association (AHA) urged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take steps to speed COVID-19 vaccinations. “In the first few weeks of administering vaccines, hospitals have seen a number of barriers to smooth and effective vaccinations
Jan 7, 2021
A five-minute video from the Ad Council, a nonprofit organization that produces public service announcements, provides advice tailored for nurses on answering patient questions about COVID-19 vaccination.