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20210707 Thanks to CDC for distributing HFNC to Keelung Hospital, helping to improve the patient's discomfort and recover and discharge

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2021-07-07
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The Keelung Hospital of the Ministry of Health and Welfare recently received a total of 27 "High Flow Oxygen Nasal Cannula System (HFNC)" issued by the Department of Disease Control of the Ministry of Health and Welfare, which greatly encouraged the medical team of Keelung Hospital.

Director Lin Qingfeng of Keelung Hospital of the Ministry of Health and Welfare is very grateful to officials at all levels such as the Disease Control Department of the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the Central Epidemic Command Center for their care and assistance in helping Keelung Hospital add medical tools for epidemic prevention. The hospital's medical team stands on the front line of epidemic prevention, takes care of the patients and assists them to recover and discharge as soon as possible.

Dr. Huang Hanli from the Department of Thoracic Medicine shared a case of a family group infection and safe discharge from the hospital. Ms. A suffers from diabetes and was tested positive for PCR 4 days after her husbandĄŠs diagnosis. The initial symptoms of the patient were only mild cough and fever, but the cough became severe after 7 days of admission. After chest X-ray examination, it was found that the lungs were inflamed and pulmonary infiltration, and the blood oxygen dropped to about 88%. The team followed the new crown The guidelines for the treatment of pneumonia started with the use of remdesivir drug treatment. Although the patient did not experience breathing effort, the lungs were severely inflamed, blood oxygen was unstable, oxygen demand began to increase, and the typical symptoms of new coronary pneumonia appeared. HFNC is also used in the ward to help patients breathe and improve symptoms.

Under the careful and professional care of Director Cai Fushun of the Department of Thoracic Medicine, Dr. Huang Hanli and the nursing team of the intensive care unit, the patient's condition gradually improved and the oxygen demand began to decrease. HFNC was no longer needed to assist breathing. After being admitted to the hospital for 20 days, Ms. A finally recovered and was discharged.

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