As nurses celebrate a pioneer in the industry, the world is threatened with a crisis that would have professional nurses recall the framework of Florence Nightingale. Healthy People 2020 reports, "Global health plays an increasingly crucial role in both global security and the security of the U.S. population."
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
We know the part that frequent handwashing plays on decreasing infection. In the case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the World Health Organization (WHO) includes respiratory hygiene. as a mechanism to safeguard health. WHO recommends, "covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze."
For travelers' information, the CDC confirms "cases associated with travel and person-to-person." Symptoms are fever, cough, or having difficulty breathing. If you are experiencing these symptoms and suspect you may have come in contact with the virus the CDC recommendations include "seek health advice by telephone from a healthcare provider or local health department to determine whether a medical evaluation is needed. "
As WHO announces 2020, "The Year of the Nurse," the CDC releases a statement, "Public health and healthcare systems may become overloaded, with elevated rates of hospitalizations and deaths." D. Michele Jackson's blog tour considers the framework of Florence Nightingale as she advocates for wellness by "manipulating the client's environment."
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How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. — Florence Nightingale
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
As a novice legal nurse consultant, Donna represented herself pro se. The experience allowed the drafting of legal documents during historical time. It afforded her a voice advocating for health as she submitted arguments to the United States Supreme Court and Congress supporting amending the Nineteenth Amendment. "Thy word is a light unto my path."
D. Michele Jackson shares her experience in a novel based on a true story, Joy: Jesus on You. (ISBN: 978-0-9796998-7-0). Follow her online tour at: https://www.smore.com/y0bp7
For more information on D. Michele Jackson: www.dmichelejackson.com
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