COVID ventilator patients can have permanent nerve damage

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:00 in Health & Medicine

Severely ill COVID-19 patients on ventilators are placed in a prone (face down) position because it’s easier for them to breathe and reduces mortality. But that life-saving position can also cause permanent nerve damage in these vulnerable patients, reports a newly accepted study from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Scientists […]

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