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More Nursing Homes and Physicians Linked to Lower Hospital Readmissions

Medicare patients were readmitted to hospitals less frequently in communities with more nursing home...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Nurse Appreciation Week

Shield HealthCare Salutes Nurses: You Make A Difference

Each May, we recognize both Nurse Appreciation Week (May 6 – 12) and National Nurses Month....

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Understanding Patient Skin Damage

Screening patients for incontinence is important in the home healthcare setting to prevent falls and incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), in addition to improving each patient’s quality of life.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR

The Abilities EXPO

The Ultimate Disability Resource In my experience, the Abilities Expo is the ultimate resource—The...

Aaron Baker

Spinal Cord Injury Virtual Events

A calendar or list of helpful online resources and events for our spinal cord injury community.

Aaron Baker
Ostomy Takedown

Ostomy Takedown: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS) Explained

Most people with a temporary ostomy are so happy that it is only temporary and dream of the day they...

Anita Prinz, RN, MSN, CWOCN, WCC
Nurses Feeling the Strain of the Pandemic

For Nurses Feeling the Strain of the Pandemic, Virus Resurgence Is Paralyzing

A study published this fall found that 64% of clinicians working as RNs screened positively for acute distress, 53% for depressive symptoms and 40% for anxiety.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
covid smell loss

Mysteries of COVID Smell Loss Finally Yield Some Answers

An estimated 80 percent of people with COVID-19 have smell loss. It is so common that some researchers have recommended its use as a diagnostic test.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
COVID Lung Transplant

Back to Life: COVID Lung Transplant Survivor Tells Her Story

Original article by Christine Herman, Side Effects Public Media | Kaiser Health News – August...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Coronavirus Antibody test

Consumer Beware: Coronavirus Antibody Tests Are Still A Work In Progress

Infectious disease experts are raising sharp questions about the reliability of COVID-19 rapid antibody tests and the studies that hinge on their results.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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