In this video, Dr. Sabanayagam V, Senior Consultant and Clinical Lead, Department of Multidisciplinary ICU at MGM Healthcare, speaks about the changes that a clinician can make to efficiently use the oxygen available and overcome the oxygen shortage in their respective hospitals when treating COVID patients.
The Covid-19 crisis had only become more critical with the lack of vaccination, hospital beds and adequate oxygen to treat the patients. In such dire times, clinicians must take every possible step to prioritize the well-being of their patients.
possible step to prioritize the well-being of their patients. Judicious use of oxygen for only the hypoxic patients, awake proning method, proper prescription and monitoring of oxygen and prevention of oxygen wastage through leaks are all steps that will help save supplemental oxygen in these dire times. Watch the whole video to know more.