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Nursing Rewind 2020: A Year in Review

2020 was designated as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. It definitely has been – although in a way no one could have foreseen.

Nurse Jane Hopkins Appointed on Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

A nurse was one of three additional members appointed to Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board on November 29.

Nurse Understaffing a Threat to Public Health Even Before COVID-19

An extensive survey showed that many hospitals in New York and Illinois were understaffed before the first surge of COVID-19 patients. Furthermore, over half of the nurses were already burnt out due to heavy workloads and dissatisfied with their jobs.

NNU Holds National Day of Action, Petitions for Workplace Protection

Nurses across the US took part in a day of action on August 5 calling for better protection for both nurses and their patients.

Nurse Forced to Amputate Leg After Ignoring Pain While Working on COVID-19 Frontline

Nurse Sette Buenaventura believed that the cramps in her leg were caused by her extra-long working hours while caring for COVID-19 patients.

5 Evidence-Based Reasons for Wearing a Mask to Limit Spread of COVID-19

After months of lockdown interventions, mixed messages from authorities,...

ANA Joins Others in Urging Public to Wear a Mask to Stop COVID-19 Spread

Three major professional health organizations in the US issued a joint open letter to the public on July 6, urging the public to continue taking the evidence-based steps which can curb the spread of COVID-19.

Stand Together Apart: A Moving Song by a COVID-19 Frontline Nurse

Nurse Mika Mamon expresses her feelings and experiences as an ICU nurse during the peak of the COVID-19 epidemic in her song entitled “Stand Together Apart.”

8 Tips to Avoid Skin Damage While Wearing PPE

The following tips to prevent and manage PPE-related skin problems are summarized from advice provided by experts from across the world.

Nurse With Asthma and Only One Lung Recovers From COVID-19

When Tanya Adell-O’Neal was admitted to hospital with COVID-19, she knew that her chances of survival hung in the balance. Not only was she hardly able to speak from shortness of breath, but she also suffered from asthma and had only one lung.