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The professionals from the municipal health network in Santa Isabel participated in a lecture with the theme “Covid-19 and primary care” this Wednesday (7). The action carried out at the City Council aimed to guide about the importance of rapid diagnosis to prevent the disease from developing.
The lecture given by pediatric doctor, allergist and adult and child immunologist Eliane Panini Ventura Fróio was aimed at orienting nurses and doctors about the ways of treating patients diagnosed with Covid-19.
“Starting to treat as early as possible means increasing our therapeutic chances to avoid sequelae, injuries and save more lives,” explained the doctor.
Currently, the municipality of Santa Isabel has 175 deaths from Covid-19, in addition to more than 4,000 confirmed cases since the first suspect appeared in 2020. The occupancy rate for infirmary beds and Pulmonary Ventilatory Support remains at 100%.
“The number of positive cases and deaths from Covid-19 continues to increase in Santa Isabel. Rapid diagnosis and treatment helps to prevent disease progression in patients, which will decrease the mortality rate. With more information, doctors and nurses will be able to offer better care to the population ”, concluded Mayor Dr. Carlos Chinchilla (PSL).
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