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Intensive Care Units working tirelessly, learning from experience, applying new treatments in the battle against COVID-19 – ABC News

As Victoria’s COVID-19 cases surge, medical professionals in the state’s Intensive Care Units are working tirelessly as the last line of defence to keep the critically ill alive.

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Behind the masks, face shields and disposable aprons, it is impossible to see how exhausted the intensive care nurses and physicians are at Footscray Hospital.
Key points:

  • Intensive Care Units are working around the clock to keep COVID-19 patients alive
  • ICU wards are better prepared now than at the start of the pandemic
  • ICU specialists fear that we are not yet at the peak of the second wave

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