It is widely reported that globally, half of those who died of COVID-19 were residents of long-term care facilities. These risks extended to the staff of residential homes. This was true of developed and undeveloped nations. What is less clear is whether those people cared for at home by informal caregivers fared better. Tamar had to make a decision about long-term care for her parents under great pressure. She had to find a solution, any solution, as quickly as possible…(more)
Acute otitis media (AOM), also known as chronic ear infections, has been one of the most prevalent drivers of pediatric antibiotic prescriptions in developed nations. It remains as common and sometimes deadly factor in developing nations, where it has been identified as a cause of preventable child mortality… (more)
Today, I have a more refined understanding of the limitations of nursing, as well as the potential for advancement based on nursing theory and evidence-based practice. This provides new ways to determine and disseminate the knowledge about what works and what does not. I once believed that nurse managers had all the answers, but today I know that nurse leaders are still trying to determine what the right questions are.
Have you thought about it- leaving your friends, family, and country for lucrative wages overseas? Nurses in developing countries are constantly exposed to recruitment ads for American nursing jobs. This reflects a shortage of nurses due to an aging population, including many nurses retiring. To be a nurse in a new country means getting to know a new framework for the regulation of nursing.