Shaanxi doctors share experience with Italian doctors via online video
By Che Xiyun
Shaanxi Daily


On the afternoon of March 18, the affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University and Naples Marine Hospital were connected by video. Doctors from China and Italy exchanged views on the prevention and control of COVID-19 's epidemic situation for two hours and 30 minutes.

"Many of our patients were in mild condition when they were admitted to hospital. Why did they quickly develop into severe illness?" "The hospital mask is not enough. How did you solve it?" "some of our doctors are infected. How do you do that medical workers are not infected?" …… The medical experts in the affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University connected with the director of the intensive care unit of the Marine Hospital in Naples, Italy, and remote video links between emergency, anesthesia and intensive care doctors, answering the concerns of Italian doctors and sharing the experience of Chinese doctors in treating COVID-19 patients.

Naples is the largest city in southern Italy. Naples Marine Hospital is a famous local hospital. Recently, the number of confirmed cases and deaths of COVID-19 in Italy has increased, and Italian doctors urgently issued consultation and help to experts in the first affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University. She Junjun, assistant to the president of the first affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, said: "We will unreservedly provide experience and methods to help Italy overcome the epidemic!"

After introducing eight experiences, Professor Liu Chang, vice president of the first affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, stressed: "the treatment of COVID-19 focuses on early detection, early isolation, early diagnosis, and early treatment." Professor Liu Zhengzhen of the Department of infection said: "when treating patients, they must be treated in isolation by type, and accurate treatment plans should be drawn up for severe patients, and antiviral treatment should be carried out as soon as possible." Professor Chen Yunchun, director of mental psychology, said: "it is necessary to disseminate scientific information and popularize knowledge of epidemic situation protection in society. At the same time, we should ensure the needs of the people in their daily lives and publicize the methods of self-relaxation to everyone, "he said. The relevant personnel in the hospital also shared the experience of anti-epidemic diagnosis and treatment and perception control process, comprehensive coordination, material support and so on.