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Ventilators have been seen as a crucial tool for treating severe cases of covid-19, but they may not always be needed

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When the coronavirus pandemic began, the UK scrambled to get more ventilators for intensive care. But now some doctors are trying to keep people off ventilators as they believe it makes some people with covid-19 worse.

Ventilators are used to treat people with covid-19 when the infection stops them being able to breathe on their own, but the procedure to ventilate someone is invasive and can even be traumatic. Doctors have several options for boosting …

source: newscientist.com

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