“We are far from saturating the system,” said intensive doctor Mauricio Bertolo.
According to a study by the Uruguay Society of Intensive Care Medicine, the total occupancy of beds in an ICU in the past week was 56.8%. Noted Mauricio Bertolo, intensive care physician and community representative 970 news That “we are far from saturating the system.”
Bertolo indicated that they are concerned about the amount of human resources affected by the virus, “at the moment it is not a problem, but a source of concern.” Among human resources, he stressed the importance of other areas, within health workers, that are sometimes not mentioned as such: dieticians, nursing aides, and physical therapists, among others. “This is a very collaborative work,” he said.
Hear an intensive care physician, Mauricio Bertolo, in conversation with 970 news
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