When we look back at 2020, we'll remember that a little virus changed the world. From doctors and nurses to technicians & maintenance employees, many are finding themselves learning to do long-familiar jobs in new ways as they battle #COVID19 https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-04-15/on-the-front-lines-of-the-covid-19-pandemic
In emergency rooms and ICUs, front-line healthcare workers have a universal observation: Caring for #COVID19 patients safely takes extreme levels of coordination. @PaulSisson & visited Sharp HealthCare hospitals in San Diego to observe how this frontline battle is being fought.
Whether turning sedated patients in ICU beds, collecting samples from newly arrived emergency patients for testing, or monitoring blood oxygen levels at the bedside, no one works without significant backup. It takes a village. #coronavirus https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-04-15/on-the-front-lines-of-the-covid-19-pandemic
Registered nurse Linda Isidienu displays her visor, which has been used and cleaned repeatedly as medical staff try to preserve protective gear at the medical center. #coronavirus #pandemic https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-04-15/on-the-front-lines-of-the-covid-19-pandemic
Though the 2 categories of healthcare workers (doctors & nurses) tend to get most of the attention, their teams are multidisciplinary and everyone is fighting the good fight to save us all: support staff, IT, EMT, EVS, engineering, etc. Thanks for reading! https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-04-15/on-the-front-lines-of-the-covid-19-pandemic
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