April 3, 2020

One Reason Caregivers Are Wearing Trash Bags: A U.S. Firm Had to Recall 9 Million Surgical Gowns

(ProPublica) – There’s an overlooked reason why hospitals treating COVID-19 patients are so short of protective gear. In January, just before the pandemic hit the United States, a key distributor recalled more than 9 million gowns produced by a Chinese … Read More

April 1, 2020

A New Edition of Nursing Ethics Is Now Available

Nursing Ethics (vol. 27, no. 1, 2020) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Normative Nursing Ethics: A Literature Review and Tentative Recommendations” by Eric Vogelstein and Alison Colbert “The New Futility? The Rhetoric and Role of “Suffering” In … Read More

March 31, 2020

A New Edition of Nursing Ethics Is Now Available

Nursing Ethics (vol. 26, no. 7-8, 2019) is available online by subscription only. Articles include “Intelligent Machines, Care Work and the Nature of Practical Reasoning” by Angus Robson “Theoretical Foundations of Narrative Care: Turning Towards Relational Ethics” by Bodil H … Read More

March 27, 2020

Some Kenyan Nurses Refuse Coronavirus Patients in Protest Over Shortages: Union

(Reuters) – Nurses in Kenya’s capital and at least two towns have launched protests or refused to treat suspected coronavirus patients because the government has not given them enough protective gear or training, a medical union chief said. Only a … Read More