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Fighting a Pandemic Without Sufficient Intensive Care Specialists

Dr Shanthi Ratnam, Consultant Intensivist and Physician, Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara

01-Jun-20 16:00

Fighting a Pandemic Without Sufficient Intensive Care Specialists

Intensivists are among the key specialists needed in treating COVID-19 patients, especially those who have severe symptoms and require intensive care. But do we have enough intensivists in Malaysia to help us fight this pandemic? And what happens if we don’t? We find out more from consultant intensivist Dr Shanthi Ratnam, who is also the Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian Society of Intensive Care.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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