2 thoughts on “COVID-19: Rural mayhem?

  1. If we do proceed to an extensive community spread here, like Italy, then we may find that our patients will be declined transfer for ICU if services have to be rationed. Challenging to consider how we would manage a respiratory HDU in our inpatient unit, with all the attendant risks of having adequate isolation and staff who get sick.

  2. Thanks Gillian, Challenging indeed when have a ventilator and NIV; what about rural communities with less resources? Shudder…

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