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Canada Intensive Physician: "We have five after twelve"

09:05  15 april  2021
09:05  15 april  2021 Source:   dw.com

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Main outcome measures Total inpatient spending, intensive care unit use, and intensive end of life treatments (eg, mechanical ventilation and gastrostomy tube insertion) among patients dying in hospital, and hospice referral among patients discharged but at high predicted risk of 30 day mortality after discharge. Patients in the same hospital might therefore be considered quasirandomized to hospital physicians of varying political affiliation; this strategy has been used to analyze the association between various physician characteristics and patient costs of care and outcomes.9 10 11 12 .

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Corona new infections continue to rise rapidly in Germany. Intensive physicians demand quick action to curb the third corona wave. But in politics is further discussed and quarreled.

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"After a temporary decline in the fall figures over the Easter holidays, the strong increase in the case numbers continues," wrote the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in its current management report. The number of corona new infections reported by the health offices confirm the trend: Thus, the RKI registered 29,426 Corona new infections and 294 new deaths related to a Covid-19 disease.

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Intensive care units cater to patients with severe or life-threatening illnesses and injuries, which require constant care, close supervision from life support equipment and medication in order to ensure normal bodily functions. They are staffed by highly trained physicians , nurses and respiratory therapists who specialize in caring for critically ill patients. Patients may be referred directly from an emergency department or from a ward if they rapidly deteriorate, or immediately after surgery if the surgery is very invasive and the patient is at high risk of complications.[1].

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Exactly one week ago, the RKI had recorded new infections within one day 20,407. The number of new infections reported within seven days per 100,000 inhabitants, the so-called seven-day incidence, rose from 153.2 to 160.1 on the day before.

Intensive Medicine Appeal to Politics

The enhanced infection has also become more and more noticeable on the intensive stations. The German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive and Emergency Medicine (DIVi), which documents the number of available intensive care beds in German hospitals in its intensive register, expects the previous high of about 6000 Covid-19 intensive patients still to be achieved again in April .

In view of the development, the scientific director of the Divi Intensive Beds Register, Christian Karagiannidis, once again sends a helery. "We can not afford to discuss it for weeks," he warned in "Tagesspiegel". The former President of the Association, Uwe Janssens, said in the television station Phoenix: "We have five after twelve, you have to act now, it must now be pursued a strategy that is uniformly uniform nationwide." If the measures adopted weeks would have been implemented nationwide, the current development would still have to weaken the current development with a strong increase in infection numbers.

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After these physicians are through with all this extra training, they should be good to go. Not that they will never need another consult, but they have had enough education and training, that they should be competent and fully independent. The majority are ready to step into practice. Both PAs and NPs have to have supervising physicians to practice. This is a backup so that if we run into a situation that we feel needs to be addressed by an MD, we have a line of communication to resolve whatever issue.

If the scheduled federal law will only decide at the end of April, the number of patients will rise to 7,000, the current Divi President Gernot Marx had already predicted. "We talk about many serious illnesses and many people who will not survive that," he said. Karagiannidis emphasized that death was used to intensive care - "But it did not exist yet".

Free voters cancel constitutional complaint to

Meanwhile, the dispute over the "Federal Emergency Brake" continues. The Federal Association of the Free Voters announced, by constitutional complaint on the Federal Constitutional Court against the planned tightening of the Infection Protection Act. The Confederation is not the right level to meet pragmatic and meaningful decisions instead of the countries said Partyfee Hubert Aiwanger. From the point of view of the free voters, the change in the Infection Protection Act will be empowered the principle of subsidiarity.

The amendment of the Infection Protection Act adopted by the Federal Cabinet provides for nationwide measures for regions with many new infections. Thus, people would have to hire in large parts of Germany on initial restrictions between 9:00 pm to 5:00 pm and closed stores. However, the innovations should only be decided by Parliament in the coming week and then pass the Federal Council. However, there are significant criticism from the opposition and some federal states. Of these, most, the emergency brake adopted in a federal-state conference, rely consistently, from a seven-day incidence of 100 for weeks.

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