KCRW hears from nurses who are caring for more and more COVID-19 patients. They’re worried they’re running out of space and energy. “Because of the lack of support, our nurses are just exhausted. And with this exhaustion comes bad outcomes. And that's where I come in. I'm the nurse that sees the worst of the worst,” says Erin McIntosh, a rapid response nurse at Riverside Community Hospital.
Stories from nurses who’ve seen ‘the worst of the worst’ during pandemic
From this Episode:
LA nursing homes were a hotbed for COVID-19. Now they face a new reality
Denise Hovsepian says she is not sure if she will ever be able to hold her mother’s hand again. Her mother lives at the Ararat Nursing Facility in Mission Hills.
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