Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes

NY Times

Antibodies Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Nursing Homes Disease Rates Elderly Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Elder Care Deaths (Fatalities) Eli Lilly and Company United StatesA monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.

Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims

NY Times

Antibodies Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Nursing Homes Disease Rates Elderly Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Elder Care Deaths (Fatalities) Eli Lilly and Company United StatesA monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.

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How Different Crimes Can Affect Your Nursing License in Georgia

Pharma Mirror

But, you are finally here about to get your nursing license in the state of Georgia. When applying for a nursing license or getting your old one renewed, you might face some trouble if the background check doesn’t show up clean. Career Resources & Training Nurse

Meet the 100+ outstanding Nurses and Midwives

The Pharma Data

To mark the end of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife , we are honored to unveil the 2020 List of 100+ Outstanding Women Nurses and Midwives. Midwives and nurses—the overwhelming majority of whom are women—are the backbone of primary health systems.

Lilly to test COVID-19 antibody drug in unorthodox nursing home study

Bio Pharma Dive

Seeking fast answers in a pandemic, Lilly will use mobile RVs to set up infusion clinics at assisted living facilities, which have become COVID-19 hot spots

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Susan LaGrange Named Chief Nursing Officer

BioTech 365

Susan LaGrange Named Chief Nursing Officer Susan LaGrange Named Chief Nursing Officer LAKE ELMO, Minn., 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pathway Health, a leading post-acute consulting services, interim management and education company, is pleased to announce that Susan LaGrange, … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

A Nursing Researcher’s Experience in a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

JAMA Internal Medicine

This perspective is that of a nursing researcher turned volunteer in a COVID-19 vaccine trial. She considers the experience of study participants and how clinicians will need to prepare their patients for the vaccine’s possible adverse effects

Risk Factors Associated With All-Cause 30-Day Mortality in Nursing Home Residents With COVID-19

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cohort study examines risk factors for 30-day all-cause mortality among US nursing home residents with COVID-19

Antibody Drug May Protect Nursing Home Residents, Staff From COVID-19

The Pharma Data

Antibody Drug May Protect Nursing Home Residents, Staff From COVID-19. Food and Drug Administration for use in early-stage COVID-19 patients with symptoms prevented COVID-19 infections in nursing residents and staff who were exposed to the virus, a new study shows. Professional.

Nurses Can Make the Difference for New Moms’ Breastfeeding

The Pharma Data

Having enough hospital nurses to ensure that new moms get top-notch care. Hospitals with higher rates of exclusive breastfeeding had nurses who provided more consistent care, according to a new report. ” She’s a perinatal clinical nurse specialist in St.

CDC panel recommends giving first coronavirus vaccines to healthcare workers, nursing home residents

Bio Pharma Dive

Advisors on the CDC panel cited risk and disease burden as reasons for setting their priority list for the first vaccine doses to become available, supply of which will be extremely limited

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Nurse Practitioners Key to Opioid Treatment in Rural U.S.: Study

The Pharma Data

26, 2020 — In isolated areas of the United States, nurse practitioners are filling an important role in helping people access treatment for opioid addiction, according to a Washington State University (WSU) study. THURSDAY, Nov.

Nurses burned out and want to quit

Scienmag

Sophia Antipolis, France – 28 Aug 2020: A survey of nurses caring for children with heart problems has revealed that more than half are emotionally exhausted. The analysis, presented today at ESC Congress 2020, also found that good working environments were linked with less burnout.1 “Nurses’ wellbeing is central to ensuring the best outcomes for […].

COVID-19 transmission in nursing homes may be affected by nurses and direct care workers with multip

Scienmag

With limited hours and low wages, workers in long-term care facilities seek second jobs Nurses and other long-term care workers in nursing homes who hold multiple jobs, may be one of the factors contributing to the spread of COVID-19 in these facilities, according to a new study published in Medical Care Research and Review.

U.S. Nursing Homes Seeing Increase in New COVID-19 Cases

The Pharma Data

12, 2020 — Nursing homes are seeing an increase in new COVID-19 cases, paralleling an increase in the general U.S. 18, 2020, new weekly cases in nursing homes grew by 44 percent nationwide. 18, 2020, 41 percent of new COVID-19 cases in nursing homes occurred in Midwest states.

Allscripts partners with Nurse Heroes to support and honor frontline workers

BioTech 365

Allscripts partners with Nurse Heroes to support and honor frontline workers Allscripts partners with Nurse Heroes to support and honor frontline workers Initiative addresses the accelerating shortage of nurses in the workforce and provides programs including scholarships for nurses and … Continue reading → Business Wire

Illingworth: mobile nursing can reduce trial patient burden

Outsourcing Pharma

A leader from home-based clinical services firm Illingworth Research Group talks about the evolution of mobile nursing and how it can keep trials going.

Preventing nurse suicides as new study finds shift in method

Scienmag

UC San Diego researchers find a distinct shift from using pharmacological poisoning to firearms in nurses who die by suicide In a new study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health researchers report that the rate of firearm use by female nurses who die by suicide increased between 2014 […].

Coronavirus prompts surge in people wanting to be nurses

The Pharma Data

A total of 47,320 people applied for nursing degrees by the end of June, a 16% rise on last year. The Covid-19 pandemic is thought to be responsible for a surge in people applying for healthcare qualifications.

Asymptomatic and Presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection Rates in a Multistate Sample of Skilled Nursing Facilities

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cross-sectional study examines the prevalence of asymptomatic and presymptomatic severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection in skilled nursing facilities

Stanfill inducted into American Academy of Nursing 2020 class of new fellows

Scienmag

August 13, 2020) – Ansley Grimes Stanfill, PhD, RN, associate dean of Research for the UTHSC College of Nursing, has been selected for the American Academy of Nursing’s 2020 Class of Fellows. Credit: UTHSC Memphis, Tenn.

How Can Nursing Homes Protect Themselves from COVID-19?

Pharma Mirror

The post How Can Nursing Homes Protect Themselves from COVID-19? There is an ongoing pandemic that has been proven to harm and even kill many people. Researchers have found that the elderly are particularly susceptible to the COVID-19 virus that caused the epidemic.

Nursing researcher’s experience in COVID-19 vaccine trial

Scienmag

What The Article Says: This perspective is that of a nursing researcher turned volunteer in a COVID-19 vaccine trial. She considers the experience of study participants and how clinicians will need to prepare their patients for the vaccine’s possible adverse effects. Authors: Kristen R. Choi, Ph.D., R.N., of the University of California, Los Angeles, is the corresponding author. To […].

Association Between Nursing Home Crowding and COVID-19 Infection and Mortality in Ontario, Canada

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cohort study examines the association between nursing home crowding and COVID-19 cases and mortality in the first months of the COVID-19 epidemic in Ontario, Canada

Nurses and NHS staff protest over pay rise 'snub'

The Pharma Data

Hundreds of nurses and NHS staff in Wales are to protest at being excluded from a recent pay rise announcement. One nurse said: “To be ignored felt like a kick in the teeth after what we’ve been through during the pandemic.” Image copyright. Getty Images.

COVID-19: indoor air in hospitals and nursing homes require more attention

Scienmag

A variety of measures are necessary to prevent the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in hospitals and nursing homes. Recommendations on how to reduce SARS-CoV-2 aerosol dispersal Credit: Beate Richter, TROPOS Leipzig/New Delhi/Rome.

Drop in COVID Cases Seen in Nursing Homes as U.S. Vaccine Effort Makes Headway

The Pharma Data

2021 — As America’s vaccination campaign begins to gain momentum, a promising sign has emerged: Federal data shows that coronavirus cases in nursing homes have declined over the past four weeks. The country recorded 17,584 cases in nursing homes during the week ending Jan.

Retired Doctors, Nurses Will Be Approved to Give COVID-19 Vaccine, White House Says

The Pharma Data

Retired Doctors, Nurses Will Be Approved to Give COVID-19 Vaccine, White House Says. 27, 2021 — Retired doctors and nurses are being called to the front lines of the U.S. Professional. WEDNESDAY, Jan.

SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in skilled nursing facilities

Scienmag

skilled nursing facilities and variation in case counts by SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in the counties where facilities are located. What The Study Did: Researchers examined asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in a large multistate sample of U.S. Authors: Elizabeth M. White, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, is […].

Covid-19 Test Result Turnaround Time for Residents and Staff in US Nursing Homes

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cross-sectional study examines trends in test result turnaround rates for COVID-19 testing nursing facility residents and staff in hot spot counties in the US

Improving hospital nurse staffing is associated with fewer deaths from sepsis

Scienmag

Researchers at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR) at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, conducting independent research on whether pending nurse staffing legislation in New York state is in the public’s interest, found that the wide variation in patient-to-nurse ratios across hospitals in New York is contributing to avoidable deaths […].

Factors ID’d for Mortality in Nursing Home Residents With COVID-19

The Pharma Data

4, 2021 — For nursing home residents with COVID-19 , the odds of 30-day mortality are increased with older age, male sex, and impaired cognitive and physical function, according to a study published online Jan. nursing homes. MONDAY, Jan.

Giving Back: Once a Lung Transplant Recipient, Now a Surgical Nurse

The Pharma Data

30, 2020 — Nurses are known for being kind, caring and sympathetic, but Brianna Fogelman brings an uncommon empathy to her nursing job at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. Despite that, Fogelman managed to continue her nursing training at Wesley College in Dover, Del.

Proactivity and partnership pay off for nursing homes in a pandemic, study suggests

Scienmag

Advance planning, universal testing and connection with a medical center kept COVID-19 activity low in three facilities in new study Credit: University of Michigan Seven months ago, the nation first heard of a surge of COVID-19 deaths in a Washington nursing home – an early warning sign of how the coronavirus could rip through such […].

Nurse practitioners bring big savings to long-term care facilities in Quebec

Scienmag

Study finds nurse practitioners helped reduce costs by up to $3.2 A study led by researchers from McGill University and Université du Québec en Outaouais shows that introducing nurse practitioners can significantly reduce […]. million in six long-term care facilities Countries worldwide face challenges meeting the growing needs for long-term care services because of high costs.

Retired Doctors, Nurses Will Be Approved to Give COVID Vaccine, White House Says

The Pharma Data

27, 2021 — Retired doctors and nurses are being called to the front lines of the U.S. WEDNESDAY, Jan. coronavirus vaccination effort, the White House COVID-19 Response team announced Wednesday. The U.S.

Three Ways in which Mobile Research Nursing is Transforming the Clinical Trial Experience

Journal for Clinical Studies

Following the emergence of the novel coronavirus, more than 1000 clinical trials for non-COVID-19 indications were delayed, put on hold,… Current features Volume 13 Issue 1

Risk factors associated with all-cause 30-day mortality in nursing home residents with COVID-19

Scienmag

nursing home residents with COVID-19, increased age, male sex and impaired cognitive and physical function were independent risk factors for all-cause 30-day mortality. What The Study Did: In this observational study of 5,256 U.S. Authors: Orestis A. Panagiotou, M.D., Ph.D., of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author. To […].

Beyond Age—Improvement of Prognostication Through Physical and Cognitive Functioning for Nursing Home Residents With COVID-19

JAMA Internal Medicine

Although there are many devastating effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), few compare with the pandemic’s terrible burden on nursing home residents, their families, and their health care clinicians The rapid spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has imposed multilevel challenges on societies everywhere, from abrupt changes in our day-to-day lives to overwhelming new pressures on health systems worldwide.

Innomar Strategies Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification for its Clinics and Nursing Services

BioTech 365

Association between nursing home crowding, COVID-19 infection, mortality in Ontario, Canada

Scienmag

What The Study Did: Researchers examined the association between nursing home crowding and COVID-19 across the entire nursing home system of Ontario, Canada, during the first months of the pandemic. Authors: Kevin A. Brown, Ph.D., of the University of Toronto and Nathan M. Stall, M.D., of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada, are the corresponding authors. To access the […].

What does ‘do not resuscitate’ mean? Varying interpretations may affect patient care, reports American Journal of Nursing

Scienmag

But hospital nurses report significant variations in the way DNR orders are perceived or acted on in clinical practice, reports a survey study in the January issue of the American Journal of Nursing […]. December 23, 2020 – When patients have a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order, it means they have chosen not to receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Minorities suffer most from COVID-19 in nursing homes, assisted living communities

Scienmag

Older racial and ethnic minority residents and their caregivers bear the severest brunt from COVID-19 across the entire spectrum of US nursing homes and assisted living communities, University of Rochester Medical Center researchers report in two groundbreaking studies in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. For example, nursing homes with disproportionately higher numbers of […].