Global health care worker burnout is high and ‘unsustainable’

March 26, 2021
 

Physicians aren’t alone. A published letter by Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology and surgeon with the Mays Cancer Center, also references a large study of burnout and trauma in nurses during the pandemic.




Early tracheotomy helps patients avoid ventilator-associated pneumonia, team finds

March 26, 2021
 

The surgery, called tracheotomy, is performed either in the operating room or at the bedside, depending on patient risk factors. The team analyzed 17 studies that included more than 3,000 patients.




COVID-19 nasal swab test may not be best for those who’ve had sinus surgery

March 26, 2021
 

People who have had major sinus surgery should consult their ENT doctor before undergoing COVID-19 swab testing, new research indicates. Switching to other testing may be warranted for safety.




Global health care worker burnout is high and ‘unsustainable’

March 23, 2021
 

More than half of all health care workers worldwide are experiencing burnout that, if not addressed, could cause many to leave their fields in favor of less-stressful occupations or choose early retirement. And the COVID-19 pandemic has only made it worse. That’s the warning of a surgeon from The University of Texas Health Science Center […]




In Memoriam: Teresa Lozano Long, precious benefactor and friend to UT Health San Antonio

March 22, 2021
 

Mrs. Long died March 21 at the age of 92. Her legacy lives on in the more than 307 physicians, nurses, health professionals and MD/PhD students whose education at the UT Health Science Center has been funded by scholarships from Teresa Lozano Long and her husband of 63 years, Joe R. Long.




In Memoriam: Teresa Lozano Long, precious benefactor and friend to UT Health San Antonio

March 22, 2021
 

SAN ANTONIO (March 22, 2021) — “Teresa Lozano Long, known as Terry to her many friends, made a significant and profound impact on health care education in her beloved South Texas during her lifetime,” said William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), […]