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Parkland’s COVID-19 Unit Sees Encouraging Results For Patients On Life Support

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In COVID-19 hotspots like Wuhan, China , or New York City , death rates for patients on ventilators have been as high as 90%. It’s causing hospitals around the world to develop new protocols and innovate on the fly. That’s what’s happened at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, and so far 3 out of every 4 patients placed on a ventilator at Parkland are expected to recover. Of the 42 patients that have been placed on life support, nine have died.