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More Evidence Burnout Ups Risk for Errors: Critical Care Nurses
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950479

May 3rd, 2021 - Critical care nurses (CCNs) across the country reported high levels of stress, depression, and anxiety even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and these factors correlated with an increase in self-reported medical errors, a cross-sectional study of American CCNs found. The national survey-based study, conducted by the Ohio State University College of Nursing in Columbus, was published o...

Fast Five Quiz: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/944146

Jan 21st, 2021 - Upper respiratory tract infection (URI) represents the most common acute illness evaluated in the outpatient setting. URIs range from the common cold — typically a mild, self-limited, catarrhal syndrome of the nasopharynx — to life-threatening illnesses such as epiglottitis. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought increased attention to URIs because coronaviruses are common causes of colds an...

Nearly One Quarter of Chinese Children Hospitalized With COVID-19-Developed Eye Symptoms
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936395

Aug 30th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) Among Chinese children hospitalized for COVID-19, nearly a quarter developed ocular symptoms, a new study finds. Most children developed eye symptoms later in the disease, but in nine ocular manifestations were the first sign of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Ocular symptoms resolved in all the children, researchers reported in JAMA Ophthalmology

Cancer Screening, Monitoring Down During Pandemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929991

May 4th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The use of some cancer screening and monitoring tests in the United States came to "a near standstill" in early April, according to a report by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science. There were 90% fewer colonoscopies ordered during the week ending April 10, compared with the weekly average...

Northern Irish Women Told to Sail to England for Abortions Despite Pandemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928291

Apr 7th, 2020 - BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Irish women seeking an abortion have been told they must take an 8-hour ferry to England despite the lockdown, as the regional government resists pressure to offer abortions locally and the coronavirus pandemic stops flights. Abortion was decriminalized in Northern Ireland last year after the British parliament bypassed opposition from socially conservative Christia...

Northern Irish Women Told to Sail to England for Abortions Despite Pandemic
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/928291

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Irish women seeking an abortion have been told they must take an 8-hour ferry to England despite the lockdown, as the regional government resists pressure to offer abortions locally and the coronavirus pandemic stops flights. Abortion was decriminalized in Northern Ireland last year after the British parliament bypassed opposition from socially conservative Christia...

Cancer Screening, Monitoring Down During Pandemic
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/929991

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The use of some cancer screening and monitoring tests in the United States came to "a near standstill" in early April, according to a report by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science. There were 90% fewer colonoscopies ordered during the week ending April 10, compared with the weekly average...