Excess Mortality and COVID-19 Surges Defining the Problem and Solutions
ASPR TRACIE. (2021). Excess Mortality and COVID-19 Surges: Defining the Problem and Solutions.
Dr. Sameer S. Kadri (Head, Clinical Epidemiology Section, Tenure Track Investigator, Critical Care Medicine Dept., NIH Clinical Center) and Dr. John Hick (Hennepin Healthcare) discuss the role patient surge plays in mortality, share a surge index formula, and explain how Medical Operations Coordinating Cells can help with patient loading.