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‘Death is our greeter’: Doctors, nurses struggle with mental health as coronavirus cases grow – USA TODAY

Rick Jervis USA TODAY Published 10:47 AM EDT May 3, 2020 There’s the COVID-unit nurse whose sister got infected and became a patient. The staffer who works 12-hour shifts, only to come home to unruly and frustrated children. The nurse who felt the added pressure of supporting an unemployed brother. Dr. Jay Kaplan listens as each staffer shares their fears… Read More »

“That is a surprise”: Doctors still waiting for feared surge of COVID-19 patients in Canadian ICUs

They have been bracing for the worst, a deluge of desperately sick patients who strain resources to the limit and lead to desperate choices over how to ration care. Doctors, nurses and other staff who run the nation’s intensive-care units have feared for their own safety, too, amid shortages of protective equipment. But, perhaps surprisingly,… Read More »

To ‘Keep The Lights On,’ Doctors And Hospitals Ask For Advance Medicare Payments

This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be republished for free (details). Darrin Menard, a family physician in Lafayette, Louisiana, has spent the past month easing patients’ anxieties about the coronavirus that has killed 10 people in his parish so far. But Menard has his own fears: How will his medical practice… Read More »

Doctors can’t find blood pressure

How can I measure my blood pressure? Skip the search form if you do not want to read it as the next section. Everyone’s blood pressure will be slightly different. Doctors can’t find blood pressure this reason, it can be very dangerous. American Heart Association: “Understanding Blood Pressure Readings,” “What is High Blood Pressure? Our… Read More »

Authentic Doctors V/S Quacks: Do You Really Know the Difference?

Every year thousands of people all over the world die due to wrong medical consultancy, erroneous treatment and taking wrongly prescribed medications. The main culprits behind such incidents are unqualified medical practitioners, also known as quacks. They are expert manipulators armed with fake degrees and medical certificates. Doctors, as we all know, are a respected… Read More »