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Researchers investigate personalised mechanical ventilation of COVID-19 patients using computer simulations

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Researchers investigate personalised mechanical ventilation of COVID-19 patients using computer simulations Researchers investigate personalised mechanical ventilation of COVID-19 patients using computer simulations Credit: CC0 Public Domain Initial clinical guidelines for mechanical ventilation of COVID-19 patients suggested following standard approaches used in the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which …

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Schools mull outdoor classes amid virus, ventilation worries

Schools mull outdoor classes amid virus, ventilation worries

Schools mull outdoor classes amid virus, ventilation worries Schools mull outdoor classes amid virus, ventilation worries This 1911 photo from the Library of Congress shows schoolchildren on the ferry boat Rutherford, across the river from Manhattan, and near the Brooklyn Bridge, at right, in New York. Poor ventilation in school …

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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation

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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain As the pandemic continues to ravage the world, mechanical ventilators are vital for the survival of COVID-19 patients who cannot breathe on their own. One of …

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Half of coronavirus patients given ventilation died: German study

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Half of coronavirus patients given ventilation died: German study Half of coronavirus patients given ventilation died: German study Credit: CC0 Public Domain One in five patients hospitalised in Germany over the coronavirus succumbed to the disease, with the fatality rate rising to 53 percent for those who received ventilation, a …

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Mechanical ventilation needed by most COVID-19 patients in ICU

(HealthDay)—Most patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) requiring treatment in an intensive care unit (ICU) require mechanical ventilation, according to a study published online April 6 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Giacomo Grasselli, M.D., from Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico in Milan, and colleagues examined …

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Vitamin C may reduce ventilation time in critically ill patients

(HealthDay)—The administration of vitamin C shortens the length of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients, according to a review recently published in the Journal of Intensive Care. Harri Hemilä, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Helsinki, and Elizabeth Chalker, from the University of Sydney, conducted a systematic literature search to …

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Vitamin C may shorten ventilation in critically ill patients

Credit: Ragesoss/Wikipedia Vitamin C administration shortened the duration of mechanical ventilation in critical care patients, but the effect depended on the severity of illness. In five controlled trials including 471 patients requiring ventilation for over 10 hours, vitamin C shortened ventilation time on average by 25% according to a meta-analysis …

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