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Masks, misinformation, and making do : Appalachian health-care workers and the COVID-19 pandemic / edited by Wendy Welch ; foreword by Alan Morgan.

Other author/creatorWelch, Wendy, editor.
Other author/creatorMorgan, Alan (Of National Rural Health Association), writer of foreword.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Athens : Ohio University Press, [2023]
Descriptionxvii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Rural Medicine Retrospective : An Overview of the Challenges Hospitals Faced Pre-Pandemic / Beth O'Connor -- Good Hygiene in Bad Times / Alli Delp -- The Perfect Storm, The Perfect Solution? : COVID-19 and Telehealth / Kathy Hsu Wibberly -- Bracing Early for a Delayed Impact : How Appalachia's COVID-19 Timelines Affected Health System Bottom Lines / Kathy Osborne Still -- Pass Over / Lynn Elliott -- Working in the Hospital in the Early Days of the Pandemic / Lucas Aidukaitis -- Shadrach, Sparrows, and Me / Tara Smith -- I Am Responsible for the People Who Are Responsible / Tammy Bannister -- Isolation, Denial, and Appalachia's Greatest Public Health Threat / Nikki King -- The Mask Makers : How Women in Appalachia Were Empowered through Sewing during the COVID-19 Response / Melanie B. Richards & Mildred F. Perreault -- We Already Knew We Were Mortal : Cancer Patients in the Pandemic / Monika Holbein -- Nursing While Black / Sojourner Nightingale -- Trust Comes Late : Two Nurses Describe Working COVID Floors / Wendy Welch and Kathy Osborne Still -- The Two-Sided Pandemic : Mental Health and Racism before COVID-19 / Darla Timbo -- COVID-19's Enduring Impact on Medical Education : An Appalachian Case Study / Jeffrey J. LeBoeuf -- COVID-19 and Type II Diabetes -- The Seesaw of Reckoning / Brittany Landore -- Substance Use Disorder during COVID / Clay Anderson -- The Race to Vaccinate / Rakesh Patel -- Variants, Vaccines, and Vacations / Laura Hungerford.
Abstract "This collection of first-person accounts by doctors, nurses, and others at the front lines in Appalachia explains how rural communities have responded to COVID-19, addresses stereotypical assumptions about and challenges within rural medical care, and describes burnout and other long-term effects of the pandemic on health-care workers"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (page 168) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Welch, Wendy Masks, misinformation, and making do Athens : Ohio University Press, [2023] 9780821447864
LCCN 2022036108
ISBN9780821425015 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN9780821425022 (paperback ; alk. paper)

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