Depression And Burnout Hit LA’s ICU Nurses As Cases Surge
With Southern California's health care system straining under the worst surge of COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, the hardest hit are hospital intensive care units.
"Right now the ICU is crazy," said Jun Jai, an ICU nurse at L.A. County-USC Medical Center. "It’s so much worse than before." He added:
"All the nurses [are] burning out. Everyday you go, it’s non-stop running from morning to the evening."
Rosecrans added: "I didn't want to have to just sit and wait for all these people to pass away, but it felt like all these people were just doomed."
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