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© Aline Morcillo / Hans Lucas / Hans Lucas via AFP to cope with the influx of patients in hospitals, linked to triple Covid epidemic, flu, bronchiolitis, school holidays and the liberal doctors' strike, Abbeville hospital, in the Somme, has set up an unprecedented device by carrying out general medicine consultations at the entrance to the emergency room .
saturated and Stereen Caregivers. Consequently consequence of the triple epidemic of covid, influenza, bronchiolitis and at the influx of patients in hospitals, also reinforced since the beginning of the week by the strike of liberal doctors
who claim the doubling of the consultation price , from 25 to 50 euros. In this context, in Abbeville, in the Somme, an unprecedented device is tested: general medicine consultations are ensured at the entrance to the emergency department.
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right next to the front door, a brand new room which, in normal times, is used to accommodate emergencies. But since Monday, she has turned into a consultation room. Doctor Michel Khouri welcomes the surplus of patients who could not find generalists. "Between the holidays and the strike, there are still 19 patients who have passed in this room, who benefit from it, consult, leave with an exit prescription, but without entering the emergency services or the management is heavier and clogs the activity. "
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among the patients of the day, Rémi, 87, who has been pain in the leg for several days, and whose doctor is in holidays. This occasional measure relieves Stéphanie, nurse in the service. "Today, we have a lot, a lot of waiting. We are at least at least 5 hours before care, with many absent doctors. It would be nice to have one every day."
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By Martin Quin Pollard CHENGDU (Reuters) -Chinese hospitals were under intense pressure on Wednesday as a surge of COVID-19 infections strained medical resources, while the scale of the outbreak and doubts over official data prompted some countries to consider new travel rules on Chinese visitors. In an abrupt change of policy, China this month began dismantling the world's strictest COVIDCHENGDU (Reuters) -Chinese hospitals were under intense pressure on Wednesday as a surge of COVID-19 infections strained medical resources, while the scale of the outbreak and doubts over official data prompted some countries to consider new travel rules on Chinese visitors.