Study: "Most N.Y. COVID Patients on Ventilators Died"; Among 2,634 patients for whom outcomes were known, the overall death rate was 21%, but rose to 88% for those who received mechanical ventilation
"There had been a tendency earlier on for people to put patients on ventilators early...patients were deteriorating very quickly," "That's something that most of us have stepped away from doing"
‘The findings also add fuel to the notion that ventilators may sometimes do more harm than good for patients battling for life with severe COVID-19.’
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