A group of volunteers in the Czech Republic worked round the clock to prevent critical shortage of ventilators for COVID-19 patients.
Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth. It’s not just something you do in yoga class.
The COVID-19 pandemic raises the need from EMS to transfer patients from heavily affected regions to hospitals that have the capability to provide more advanced treatment – particularly for those ventilated and in need of intensive care. In addition, global demand in procuring ventilators, and lack of readily supply raises the need for self-sufficiency in acquiring or creating new ventilator prototypes.
Some hospitals have reported unusually high death rates for coronavirus patients on ventilators, and some doctors worry that the machines could be harming certain patients.
Formula One team Mercedes has helped to develop a breathing aid that could keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care and ease some pressure on Britain’s strained health service.