As the worst hit area of the current epidemic in the United States, California’s health care system has already been overwhelmed. Novel coronavirus pneumonia is a worrying condition in California. The physical and psychological endurance of medical staff has reached the limit in the face of the increasing number of new crown pneumonia patients.
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According to U.S. media reports, you can feel the pressure that the hospital is under before you enter the hospital. Patients are constantly sent, some by ambulance, some by yourself. About 80% of the novel coronavirus pneumonia patients in the hospital are dying, and the patients are dying.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia, California Apple Valley nurse: we have never been in such an emergency room for so long, and 80% of the patients are new crown pneumonia patients.
Lindsay Packard, ICU nurse at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Apple Valley, California: & nbsp; in the ICU, we see people die every day, but never as many as we do today. We now have more than 50 patients in ICU, but our medical strength is only enough to care for 20 of them, so we are overworked, and the nurses have reached their absolute limit.
Arthur Gregorian, an emergency doctor at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Apple Valley, California: physical injury is on the one hand, but also emotional injury. It’s very hard to watch a patient die, and the mortality rate is very high.
Reporter: how do you deal with this? Are you ok?
Arthur Gregorian, emergency doctor at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Apple Valley, California: I think I can hold on now, but it won’t be easy to say in a few months.