Management of Critical Care in COVID-19 Patients


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KARABIYIK L.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, pp.331-336, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 31
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2020.81
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.331-336

Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV 2). This novel virus is originally described in Wuhan region of China and rapidly spread mainly through respiratory droplets and close contact all over the World. World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared this virus as a pandemic. Intensive care units are required to prepare for the challenges associated with intensive care unit admission, organization, infection prevention, follow-up and management of critically ill patients with COVID-19. In this review, we summarized the crucial considerations and recommendations on critical care management of COVID-19 patients.