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Pictured above from left to right: Amy Salata, Ana DeCarlo, Amanda (Mandy) Lieske
This Q&A features the following Edward-Elmhurst Health nurses who have been caring for patients with COVID-19 since the pandemic began in March 2020:
The interviews with DeCarlo and Lieske were included in "Local nurses share the unique challenges of dealing with COVID-19," a story in the August 2020 issue of West Suburban Living Magazine.
Q: What specific background do you have that resulted in you being chosen to care for patients with COVID-19?
Q: What were the unique challenges posed for you as a nurse treating patients with COVID-19?
Q: How did the hospital staff pull together on such short notice and in such an uncertain environment to provide the facilities and care needed?
Q: What health and safety concerns did you have for yourself (and for family or co-workers) in treating patients with COVID-19 — especially early when little was known about the virus?
Q: Any specific case, patient or experience that made your efforts particularly gratifying?
Q: Anything you'd like to add about your experiences as a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic that wasn't touched on in the previous questions?
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