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¿WHAT CAN BE DONE AT THE INCREASE OF DEMAND OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION BY COVID-19?

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.512

Keywords:

COVID—19, Artificial RESPIRATION, SARS-COV2, INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, TRIAGE

Abstract

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 is the disease caused by the SARS-Cov2 virus it can course with different levels of severity and those affected could require ventilator support in intensive care unit. This implies an increase of the burden of the health care systems that could surpass its capacity. We describe in this manuscript alternatives to increase the human and material resources in sanitary emergency situations.

Posted

2020-05-21

Section

Health Sciences