CHINA Telemedical consultation goes online to help coronavirus patients in Wuhan

CHINA

Telemedical consultation goes online to help coronavirus patients in Wuhan

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14:45, February 22, 2020

A three-way visual calling was connected on Friday among the Zhejiang University Second Affiliated Hospital, its Wuhan-supporting medical team's command center at the residence and the Union Hospital affiliated to Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology to provide telemedical consulation for a 47-year-old coronavirus patient in critial condition.

Shen Huahao, an expert in respiratory medicine with rich experience advised a continious treatment of a breathing machine with adjustment of the dosage of hormones and strictly control the flow of liquid, trying to protect other organ functions.

Shen Huahao, an expert in respiratory medicine with rich experience advised a continious treatment of a breathing machine with adjustment of the dosage of hormones and strictly control the flow of liquid, trying to protect other organ functions.

At the end of the consulation, doctor Li Libin at the ICU of the Union Hospital affiliated to Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology has showed a letter of thanks from a patient basicly cured from the virus after treatment from the Zhejiang University Second Affiliated Hospital's Wuhan-supporting medical team.

The Zhejiang University Second Affiliated Hospital's Wuhan-supporting medical team, comprised of 147 medical workers, have taken over the ICU since February 14 and have received 39 patients so far. A total of nine patients have gone from critical to mild after treatment. (Compiled by Shan Xin)

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