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US COVID-19. Corsica triggers "the white plan", allowing to increase hospital capabilities

02:42  04 august  2021
02:42  04 august  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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In the fight against the global pandemic, the performance approaches facing Covid - 19 by nations play a crucial role while waiting for vaccines or treatments from the world health organization. This paper used data envelopment analysis with an undesirable output model (DEA-UOM) to measure the efficiency performance against Covid - 19 of the The white plan tested hospital governance in terms of its capacity to deal with an unprecedented health crisis. A hybrid management mobilising both agile methods and more traditional actions enabled healthcare facilities to be efficient in their care processes.

The Orsan plan (French: plan Orsan, \plɑ̃ ɔʁ.san\) is the emergency plan in France to face a sudden increase of activity in a hospital , such as a massive arrival of casualties due to an accident or a disaster

Le plan blanc permet de mobiliser l'ensemble des personnels de santé afin d'augmenter le nombre de lits en réanimation et en hospitalisation des patients Covid (photo d'illustration). © Sebastien Bozon / AFP The white plan makes it possible to mobilize all health personnel to increase the number of beds in resuscitation and hospitalization Covid patients (picture of illustration).

Faced with the current outbreak of COVID-19, the Regional Health Agency of Corsica has activated Tuesday, August 3rd the "Regional White Plan" to open up new hospitalization capabilities on the island of beauty. The occupancy rate exceeds 79% in Bastia.

Faced with the fourth wave of Covid-19 , Regional Agency of Corsican activated Tuesday, August 3 The "White Plan"

to increase hospital capabilities.

In the whole of France, the number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 continues to climb, including in intensive care services, facing an outbreak of Variant Delta

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The treatment of the injured during the Paris terrorist attacks was particularly efficient. A Paris physician and a Paris emergency medicine physician explain the implementation of the White Plan . At the sites of the attacks, situations were managed differently, according to the location: for the attacks on bars and restaurants, following initial triage organized by the SAMU, the injured were taken directly to the Paris hospitals in which the hospital White Plan had been activated.

The use of natural medicine also generates a debate, mainly among doctors, who argue that using home remedies to counteract diseases such as diabetes or cancer can be contradictory to health. Booming natural treatments. THE PRESS spoke with several sampedranos, some agreed to use natural medicine improves their quality of life and strengthens their bodiesOn the other hand, others argue that health should not be put at risk, so they always recommend attending a general doctor or specialist.

, according to the figures published on Tuesday by Public Health France.

Critical care services, which receive the most serious cases, had 1,331 patients (including 218 admissions in 24 hours) compared with 1,232 patients on Monday and 978 a week ago. The number of COVID patients at the hospital is now 7,974 in France, 134 more than Monday and 837 more than a week ago.

"Viral circulation and more particularly the Variant delta" has been particularly accelerated in Corsica "with an incidence rate of 650 per 100,000 inhabitants" and "830 per 100,000 inhabitants in Haute-Corsica"

, indicated the ARS in a statement.

The island of beauty knew this weekend the largest crank of tourists of the year with more than 130 000 people who arrived in Corsica or left him. This increase in the island population already created tensions on the island's hospital system, reinforced by the resumption of the epidemic since mid-July in Haute-Corse

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The Yellow Plan is a variant of the Red Plan adapted to nuclear, radiological, biological, and chemical risks. At the same time, the hospitals must be prepared to deal with an influx of victims: this is the responsibility of the White Plan . The White Plan includes setting up a unit tasked with communication with the media, informing families, programming the release of beds, calling in reinforcements, etc. In line with the Social Security Modernization Act of 2004, the White Plan was extended to cover all establishments around the hospital , including clinics.

the biological containment plan and evacuation plan for the facility; receiving and distributing teams of volunteers on site; gradual request for health sector members in comfort In order to provide adequate human resources, but also to ensure rotation packages in case of a permanent crisis; cancellation of non-urgent activities such as consultations and surgical interventions; inventory of resources available by medical and. There's so much you can do to protect yourself from getting infected and from passing COVID - 19 on to others.

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Sixty-five hospitalized The current outbreak of COVID-19 entails "a clear increase in hospitalizations" in Bastia where occupancy rates exceed 79%, "making it necessary to open new capabilities"

, highlighted the health agency.

The ARS also justifies the activation of the White Plan "for a minimum of four weeks" so "to anticipate"

the necessary arrangements to accommodate future Covid patients at the Ajaccio hospital center.

This white plan makes it possible to mobilize all health personnel in order to increase the number of beds in resuscitation and hospitalization of Covid patients. It aims to organize deprograms of operations all in "sanctuarizing" emergencies, oncology and operations "of any patient whose postponement of care would induce a loss of luck"

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restrictive measures have been put in place as early as mid-July in Corsica to combat the upsurgence of the epidemic with the return of the mandatory mask

in the main cities and the prohibition of gathering more than ten people in NATURAL SPACES after 9 pm

Sixty-five people are currently hospitalized including 14 in intensive care or resuscitation, 17 more than Friday, according to the ARS. On the vaccination side, 61.2% of the island population received a first dose and 49.8% the two doses. X1

Some hospitals in Covid-19 hotspots are busy treating children .
As of Saturday, the number of children who were hospitalized increased week-over-week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Specifically, there was an average of 203 children with Covid-19 admitted to US hospitals every day over the past week, CDC data shows. That's a more than 21% increase from the previous week in daily new hospitalizations among Covid-19 patients ages 0 to 17. "I think most areas, we are nearing or exceeding pediatric intensive care capacity," said Mark Wietecha, the CEO of the Children's Hospital Association, an association that represents more than 220 children's hospitals.

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