In Brazil Some Patients Are Being Intubated Without Sedatives Because They Are Low On Drugs

In Brazil Some Patients Are Being Intubated Without Sedatives Because They Are Low On Drugs

Reports are emerging of Brazilian health workers forced to insert tubes into patients without the aid of sedatives. This as hospitals and state governments have run out of critical medicines in some areas. One doctor in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press that since its stock of sedatives ran out, nurses and doctors have been using neuromuscular blockers and tying patients to their beds. The doctor says some patients try to resist and are conscious. Lack of required medicines is the latest pandemic problem in Brazil.

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