The COVID-19 DiariesGuest blog from a friend and colleague who practices Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and is also a Critical Care physician. Here are her COVID-19 Diaries – uncensored.
“I will have to care for the unvaccinated people when they get desperately sick and yet I, too believe in personal freedom. And that means I have the freedom to quit”
The author of “COVID Diaries” reflects on the one year anniversary of the pandemic at her institution. All I can say is, wow — you need to read this. Giants walk among us, but some of them are disguised as ordinary people.
For every deteriorating patient who declines the option of HBOT, there are two willing to try it.
Here’s another installment from the intrepid critical care/hyperbaric physician who started “COVID Diaries.” Now she is telling the evolving story of treating COVID patients with HBOT.
We are down to steroids, aspirin and anticoagulation. We might as well be practicing critical care in the 1950’s.
What we need with COVID is a way to deliver enough oxygen to avoid intubation. It’s possible we found that with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).
The COVID-19 Diaries make their long-awaited return.
Our Covid Diaries author mentioned a video created by an ICU nurse as a tribute to the healthcare workers. We got permission to share the link with you.
Our nation, our economy, our world and our little hospital has been up-ended by the virus and the politicization of what ought to be a non-partisan fight. We are all just so weary.
It’s no wonder that these patients are re-defining our understanding of oxygen saturation and hypoxemia.
Our Covid Diaries Front Line Doc shows us the converted hospital cafeteria, ready to serve seriously ill Covid-19 patients.
Here is the final COVID-19 diary entry… for now.