Emergency Hospitals For Covid-19: Construction And Operation Manual

Emergency Hospitals For Covid-19: Construction And Operation Manual

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Overview

The COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei, saw great numbers of patients overwhelming the admission capacity of designated infectious diseases hospitals, which in turn led to insufficient medical supplies fulfilling treatment needs. Hence, Zall Foundation proposed the construction of COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals to effectively respond to the surging number of COVID-19 cases. This involved the conversion of existing hospitals that have insufficient, or do not have admission capacities for infectious diseases patients, into emergency hospitals that solely focus on receiving suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases. From January 30, 2020, Zall Foundation, along with professional medical institutions, reconstructed seven existing professional medical institutions into COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals in less than 10 days. In total, 4,583 wards were provided after renovation, where 2,833 confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients were cured. The COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals have played an important role in China's epidemic prevention and control by efficiently easing the problems of insufficient ward beds and inadequate admission capacities of infectious diseases hospitals.Based on the experience of construction and operation of the emergency hospitals which are designed in strict adherence to relevant medical standards and regulations, this manual has been compiled by the Zall Foundation. It aims to provide useful reference to the reconstruction of existing hospitals and practice of expanding medical resources for all other regions around the world, to effectively contribute to pandemic control. The manual has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811223020
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/06/2020
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Chapter 1 Background of COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals Construction

1.1 Background 1

1.2 The Definition of COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals 3

1.3 The Function of COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals 4

Chapter 2 COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals Project Design

2.1 COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals Project Design 7

2.2 Reception Area Design 10

2.3 Ward Area Design 11

2.4 Inpatient Room Design 12

2.5 Medical Laboratory Design 13

2.6 Electrical and Intelligent Management Design 14

2.7 Water Supply and Drainage Design 15

2.8 Ventilation and Air Conditioning Design 16

Chapter 3 COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals Reconstruction

3.1 Reconstruction Procedure 19

3.2 Reconstruction Project Design 21

3.3 Reference Cases of COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals for Admission of Diagnosed Patients 34

3.4 Reference Cases of COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals for Admission of Suspected Patients 38

Chapter 4 COVID-19 Emergency Hospitals Operation

4.1 Training Program for Medical Staff 43

4.2 Patient Admission and Treatment 46

4.3 Medical Operational Management Policies 61

Chapter 5 Emergency Hospitals Logistics Support

5.1 Material Storage and Support 87

5.2 Warehouse and Logistics Support 90

5.3 Dietary Nutrition Support 93

5.4 Hygiene and Disinfection 98

5.5 Medical Waste Management 102

5.6 Mental Health Care and Support 105

References 111

Acknowledgements 115

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