In the CHUM emergency room under pressure, “a very large number of young people”

The number of patients with Covid-19 is increasing and we must continue to welcome patients to the hospital. The emergency department of the Pierre Zobda Quitman hospital is therefore increasingly under pressure.

“We started seeing patients around 8:30 a.m.9 am, it is 11 am and all the patients are on oxygen, so I’ll let you calculate what that will give over 24 hours, ”says Dr. Madani Galleze, emergency physician, intensivist, and former military doctor. At the CHU, the number of patients with Covid-19 continues to increase. In this sorting and orientation area of ​​the emergency department, caregivers are busy.

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1452 words – 07/29/2021

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