TITLE

Alberta obtains standby ventilators from federal stockpile

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Alberta has received 45 ventilators from the Public Health Agency of Canada stockpile on November 9, 2009. It informs that there is a planning to spread them across the province to increase critical care capacity for treating patients. It is stated that pandemic H1N1 2009 flu patients in intensive care units require aggressive means of oxygenation and also require ventilators for several weeks.
ACCESSION #
51229531

 

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