FROM THE DAILY SCAN: EARLY PLANNING BY ST. PAUL’S ICU NURSES HELPED BRACE FOR COVID SURGE
While declining cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations are welcome news for acute-care teams at St. Paul’s Hospital, they won’t soon forget how dire the situation had become during the pandemic.
Last May, St. Paul’s saw a 250-per-cent surge in critically ill patients. Yet rapid planning by critical-care nurses and nurse leaders in the early days of the pandemic helped them care for this influx, avoid becoming overwhelmed by limited resources and providing the best outcomes for patients. Read the full story here.