Shortage of staff in 91.7% of hospitals, lack of beds in 70.8% of cases, organizational difficulties (75%).
All with the problems posed by the need to reconcile the paths of Covid patients with non-Covid ones, which in any case distract staff and beds, putting 70.8% of the structures in difficulty.
Photographing the state of distress of the Italian hospital network in the post-emergency era is the Survey launched by Fadoi, the Federation of hospital internists, which care for 70% of Covid patients, from 21 to 23 May in Congress in Rome .
The survey involved all regions.
Compared to 54.2% of hospitals that did not detect any resurgence of no-Covid infectious diseases compared to the pre-pandemic era, 37.5% reported an increase, albeit a slight one.
Consisting of 8.3% of the structures.
In over 60% of cases, however, the abrogation of the obligation to wear masks in many places even indoors and the cancellation of other restrictions is probably at the basis of the increase in patients with infectious diseases recently admitted to hospitals.
Consistent increase in 16.7% of the structures, slight in 45.8%.
Returning to Long Covid, in 58.3% of hospitals the patients who do not get rid of the after-effects after being negativized are between 5 and 10%, in 29.2% between 10 and 20%, while only 12.5 % is below the 5% quota.
On average, therefore, one out of ten patients is affected by it, but in 50% of hospitals the paths dedicated to the assistance of Long Covid patients do not seem to be sufficient with respect to needs, while in 12.5% of the structures no service has been activated. instead present and able to respond effectively to the demand for assistance in 37.5% of hospitals.