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How hospitals are organizing to isolate patients infected with Covid-19

2020-10-27T17:17:58.905Z

DECRYPTION - "Sectors of high viral density", independent pavilions ... from one university hospital to another, the organization differs.



Should patients positive for Covid-19 and requiring hospitalization for another reason be accommodated in a service dedicated to Covid or the medical specialty to which they belong?

The question does not arise for those requiring intubation (they are referred to intensive care - continuing care) or parturients.

For the other patients, all the CHUs did not decide the question in the same way.

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“I don't think there is one method better than another.

Otherwise, it would be repeated everywhere.

We all have different architectural and personnel constraints which oblige us

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summarizes Julie Durand, Director of General Affairs at the Montpellier University Hospital.

In Tours (Indre-et-Loire), the small number (to date) of patients hospitalized outside intensive care allows

"to keep the Covid + patient where the dominant pathology requires care"

, explains the general manager, Marie-Noëlle Gérain- Breuzard, who concedes a constraint:

"We do not have the means

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Source: lefigaro

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