Italian Doctor Triages by Ultrasound Italian Doctor Triages by Ultrasound

An Italian doctor at the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic, desperate for a better way to triage patients in danger of respiratory failure, is trying lung ultrasounds.Medscape Medical News
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Authors: Scoppettuolo G, Biasucci DG, Pittiruti M Abstract The 2020 COVID pandemic has forced everyone to update the usual medical procedures and adapt them to a new situation characterized by a high risk of contamination of the health operator. The placement of a venous access device is no exception. In the experience of the vascular access team of our hospital, hit by the COVID epidemic in March 2020, the safety of both the patient and the staff can be ensured by an insertion bundle of few smart strategies, which include choice of long dwelling peripheral catheters (midline catheters) rather than short venous can...
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Conditions:   Coronavirus;   Epidemic Disease;   Pneumonia, Viral Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: Lung ultrasound Sponsors:   Catholic University of the Sacred Heart;   Valle del Serchio General Hospital, Lucca, Italy;   University of Trento, Trento, Italy;   Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy;   Bresciamed, Brescia, Italy;   118 USL Nordovest Toscana, L ucca, Italy;   General Hospital, ...
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An Italian doctor at the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic, desperate for a better way to triage patients in danger of respiratory failure, is trying lung ultrasounds.
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