The rising number of COVID-19 patients in ICU has impacted hospitals and nurses. Here’s how.
With a rising number of patients currently being admitted into hospitals right now, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for care has increased and impacted other sections within hospitals. This shift has changed the practice of nursing as well as challenged Australia to ensure adequate care for all patients who seek medical attention. Professor and Nurse Deb Massey from Southern Cross University joined 2SER, to discuss her piece on how the increased admissions have impacted intensive care units, as well as her experience as an ICU Nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic.