Parkland’s COVID-19 Unit Sees Encouraging Results For Patients On Ventilators

The hospital created a 100-bed tactical care unit for COVID-19 patients on the third floor, controlling inbound and outbound access.

By Sujata Dand May 5, 2020 9:30 am, , , ,

From KERA:

In COVID-19 hotspots like Wuhan, China, or New York City, death rates for patients on ventilators have been as high as 90%, causing hospitals to develop new protocols and innovate on the fly. That’s what happened at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, and so far three out of every four patients placed on a ventilator at Parkland are expected to recover.

Of the 42 patients that have been placed on life support, nine have died.

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