The benefits of lying on the stomach of seriously ill patients

A study carried out in theWuhan Jinyintan Hospital(China) in 12 patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) related to infection with the new coronavirus, and assisted by mechanical ventilation, has shown the benefits of lying on their stomachs for their lungs. The work, published in the ‘American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine‘was […]

Germany receives seriously ill patients from Italy

Germany has started receiving seriously ill patients infected with coronavirus coming from Italy. A special plane of the Italian air force landed this morning at the airport of Leipzig-Halle, in the eastern German state of Saxony, with eight patients on board that were immediately distributed by several hospitals in the region. Saxony prime minister, Christian […]