Estimated Demand for US Hospital Inpatient and Intensive Care Unit Beds for Patients With COVID-19 Based on Comparisons With Wuhan and Guangzhou, China


This study compared inpatient and intensive care unit utilization in both Wuhan and Guangzhou to the United States. This study suggests strict disease control strategies should be implemented early to mitigate the demand for inpatient and intensive care unit beds during a coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak.

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Content Author: 
Ruoran Li, MPhil; Caitlin Rivers, PhD; Qi Tan, MD, PhD; et al.
Content Source: 
JAMA
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News