Via Okaz: 19 injured patients fail to «Corona» in the center of the kidney. The Google translation:
Detection for «Okaz» Director, Center for kidney King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah, Dr. Fouad vermicelli, that about 19 patients with kidney failure have been infected with Corona during the spread at the time and underwent all the isolation and treatment, and the cases in which the evolution of the disease have has been subjected to severe complications did not help treatments Antiviral in saving lives as a result of weak immunity and strength of the virus, which work to destroy the cells of the respiratory tract, noting that this category are likely to have acquired the infection from the emergency, while there have been no new cases during the past two weeks.
He pointed out that it was the rehabilitation center again after sterilization method, chemical and steam, which included sterilizing all equipment, floors and wards section, pointing out that it has rescheduled washing patients commensurate with the plan sterilization in place in order to avoid the entry of any case bear any viral infection or no symptoms satisfactory similar to «Corona».
He reported that he is sort of patients before entering the wards hemodialysis through to make sure the temperature of the patient, in addition to requiring all patients to wear a mask medical and so as a precautionary measure, and in the case of a patient complaining of high fever or symptoms similar to Corona, it is converted immediately to an emergency hospital to complete the tests and analyzes necessary.
He indicated that he was transferred outpatient clinics in the center and earmarked for kidney patients before planting and patients beyond agriculture to the hospital immediately so that their review there in the evening so as to provide an opportunity for patients in the review, according to their circumstances and to relieve pressure on the kidney dialysis center next to break the cycle of the spread of HIV «Corona».
He suggested that there are about 576 kidney failure patients on dialysis machines and 31 patients on peritoneal dialysis, and there are approximately 1260 patients pre-dialysis follow their examinations and treatment at the center next to 1960 patients have had a kidney transplant.
D. Vermicelli concluded that the center has stepped up its efforts preventive and awareness during this period in how to avoid exposure to the virus Coruna, in addition to sessions for staff health and educating patients with kidney failure across television screens and to provide guidance for the escorts also from the perspective that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
In the early days of this outbreak, patients contracting MERS while in dialysis seemed to be fairly common, but we haven't heard of such cases in a long time until now. The 19 cases appear to be all in King Fahd Hospital. And it's been only two weeks since the last such case?