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Medical emergency management in hospitals: there is a need for action

Interview with Prof. Thea Koch, Director of the Clinic and Polyclinic for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

11/08/2016

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Prof. Thea Koch; © University Hospital Dresden

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Medical emergencies can also happen at regular station of hospitals. They can be averted by training the staff for early recognition of warning signs; © panthermedia.net/SimpleFoto

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A hospital can prepare itself for emergencies by regularly training a ward's staff; © Mihajlo Maricic

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