February 15, 2021

A New Edition of The Linacre Quarterly Is Now Available

The Linacre Quarterly (vol. 87, no. 7, 2020) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Is Research on Transgender Children What It Seems? Comments on Recent Research on Transgender Children with High Levels of Parental Support” by Walter R. … Read More

February 15, 2021

A New Edition of Nursing Ethics Is Now Available

Nursing Ethics (vol. 27, no. 2, 2020) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Advocacy Role of Nurses in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation” by Verónica Tíscar-González, et al. “Characterization of Nurses’ Duty to Care and Willingness to report” by Charleen … Read More

February 12, 2021

COVID-19 Has Made Americans Lonelier Than Ever–Here’s How AI Can Help

(The Conversation) – The pandemic has contributed to chronic loneliness. Digital tools like video chat and social media help connect people who live or quarantine far apart. But when those friends or family members are not readily available, artificial intelligence … Read More

February 10, 2021

Pandemic-Fueled Alcohol Abuse Creates Wave of Hospitalizations for Liver Disease

(Kaiser Health News) – As the pandemic sends thousands of recovering alcoholics into relapse, hospitals across the country have reported dramatic increases in alcohol-related admissions for critical diseases like alcoholic hepatitis and liver failure. Alcoholism-related liver disease was a growing … Read More

February 4, 2021

Trends in US Emergency Department Visits for Mental Health, Overdose, and Violence Outcomes Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

(JAMA) – Question  Did US emergency department (ED) visits for mental health, suicide attempts, overdose, and violence outcomes change during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic? Findings  This cross-sectional study of almost 190 million ED visits found that visit rates … Read More

January 13, 2021

Critical Care Staff Suffer Trauma and Severe Anxiety Due to COVID-19–UK Study

(Reuters) – Nearly half of staff working in intensive care units (ICU) in England in the COVID-19 pandemic have severe anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder, with some reporting feeling they’d be better off dead, according to a study published … Read More