Will Stone appears in the following:
Monday, May 04, 2020
For one family who lost both their mother and their father to the coronavirus, palliative care clinicians helped them face "the awful, awful truth."
Thursday, April 30, 2020
The coronavirus means more people are dying alone in ICUs. Families are having to make abrupt decisions at a distance about terminal care. Palliative care specialists try to adapt.
Friday, April 24, 2020
A Service Employees International Union survey of over 1,000 front line nurses shows that more than 80% say they still don't have enough protective gear like masks, or adequate access to testing.
Monday, April 13, 2020
Nothing could have prepared Martha Phillips for her work with Ebola patients in West Africa. Now she is sharing advice with nurses in the U.S. as they tend to those stricken with COVID-19.
Monday, April 13, 2020
An American nurse who worked during Africa's Ebola outbreak compares that experience to treating coronavirus patients in a U.S. ER. One difference: she had better protective gear in the Ebola clinic.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Some health care workers say they're exhausted and burning out from the stress of treating a stream of critically ill patients in an increasingly overstretched health care system.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Nurses and residents are confronting shortages of personal protective equipment and are being told to return to work soon after falling ill themselves. They worry they could make their patients sick.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
As hospitals are forced to delay or cancel certain medical procedures so they can focus resources on treatment of COVID-19, it's disrupting ongoing care for people with other serious illnesses.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
A drug being investigated as a possible COVID-19 treatment is being snapped up, and lupus patients who depend on it to stay healthy are having trouble finding it.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Cancer patients are facing delays in treatment as hospitals and doctors focus their efforts on fighting the coronavirus.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Community clinics that serve low-income patients are rapidly changing their model of care to deal with the realities of the pandemic.
Friday, March 20, 2020
The first U.S cluster of coronavirus cases began in the Seattle area, and the case count is growing. Now nurses face shortages of protective gear, and confusion and fear about how to stay safe.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
For weeks, Seattle nurses have been treating COVID-19 patients. They are confused and don't believe their hospitals are prepared. Nurses are collecting masks online and in neighborhoods.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Family members of residents at Life Care Center outside Seattle where as many as 25 people have died, are anxiously watching their loved ones, infected with coronavirus, linger at the facility.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
New York has implemented a containment zone around New Rochelle, where coronavirus cases have been diagnosed. In Washington state, employees at 10 long-term care facilities have tested positive.
Friday, March 06, 2020
Emergency service workers on the frontlines of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak are learning as they go how to keep their communities — and themselves — safe.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Washington state has issued new public health guidance regarding the coronavirus — including that people at higher risk of illness stay home and away from large groups of people.
Monday, March 02, 2020
"Tip of the iceberg," is how one doctor working on the coronavirus outbreak in Washington state described the new cases. Public health agencies believe more will be confirmed as testing picks up.
Monday, February 24, 2020
Sarah and Andy were in love and also advocates, determined to keep drug users from dying. But when his own addiction reemerged, Andy's fear of returning to prison kept him from the best treatment.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
In Washington, the local health care system is on high alert after the first case of Wuhan coronavirus was confirmed there last week. But it knows how to respond, thanks to recent measles outbreaks.