Preparing for the New Normal: Barbara McLean Shares Her COVID-19 Experience
Patients with COVID-19 may experience rapid declines. Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) member Barbara McLean, MNRN, CCNSBC, NPBC, CCRN, FCCM, shares her experiences with COVID-19, including preparing yourself, your teams, and patients and families for the new normal in some intensive care units. “We feel like we are losing our humanity in this because it’s just bed to bed to bed. There is profound critical illness and death all around us all the time – much more so than in our normal day,” she shares.