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Take a Deep Breath - Covid patients coming off ventilation

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In some Covid-19 patients, the lungs pretty much stop working so their bodies are starved of oxygen, which means artificial ventilation is the only hope, but even that is far from certain.
RT's Anton Krasovsky does the rounds in the ICU in Tver region's General Clinical Hospital to visit patients who made it through the treatment. Among them a fitness fanatic, a nurse who dreamt up her own intubation-friendly yoga routine, and even a member of the Russian parliament, who opted for the same treatment as the people she represents. They share their fears and gratitude, while the hospital's chief medical officer explains how, in this out-of-the-way city, his team managed to give patients the most effective care.



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