Apparently he worked while ill because of a shortage of emergency department doctors.
Shanghai 32-year-old emergency department physicians unfortunately died of severe pneumonia
Post reporter Wuyue Wei Chen Sisi Posted 2014-01-20 06:51
Continuous fever two days still sits Emergency Surgery, January 17 morning, the Pudong New Area People's Hospital doctor Zhang Xiaodong suddenly feel chest tightness, shortness of breath, he was wheeled into the emergency room rescue, and subsequently transferred to the intensive care unit.
■ fever two days still sick Zuozhen or colleagues do not want to leave for fear of dragging his wife seven months pregnant
Continuous fever two days still sits Emergency Surgery, January 17 morning, the Pudong New Area People's Hospital doctor Zhang Xiaodong suddenly feel chest tightness, shortness of breath, he was wheeled into the emergency room rescue, and subsequently transferred to the intensive care unit. On the 18th at 4 pm, only 32-year-old Zhang Xiaodong died due to severe pneumonia.
About 1.7 meters tall, fat face, rigorous work - this is a colleague's description of Zhang Xiaodong. Zhang Xiaodong graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, graduate, 4 months ago transferred to the hospital from 川沙南 hospital work. Currently, his wife has been pregnant seven months.
In early January of this year, Zhang Xiaodong rotation to the emergency surgical work. A colleague said, emergency surgery is one of the most tired emergency department department, there was a colleague, a night made even five appendectomy surgery, tired from work, then do not say when.
15:00 yesterday, the People's Hospital of Pudong assistant Sheng Chang Description: After the illness, Zhang Xiaodong find colleagues opened the medicine, and then continue to work. But because there is no better, he lost in the second day of fever solution, adhere to work after the end of the infusion.
17 am, Zhang Xiaodong arrived home from the hospital, the hospital quickly sent him to the intensive care unit.
Because critical condition, Professor Lu Hongzhou Shanghai Pulmonary Professor Liu Jingmin, Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center and deputy director of the center, director of infection has arrived ward consultation, command and rescue, hospitals use the best drugs, but the early morning of January 18, Zhang Xiaodong still tragic death.
Professor Lu Hongzhou yesterday in an interview with Post reporters, said he rushed to the Pudong New Area People's Hospital of consultation in respect of cases when Zhang Xiaodong has been on the ventilator. From the point of view throughout the disease process, accompanied by severe pneumonia, disease progression impatient.
16:00 yesterday, the Post reporter Zhang Xiaodong lungs from CT images seen from both sides of the bottom of the lungs begin, white bubble-like infection area is changing rapidly with time to invade the upper lobe. A colleague said Zhang Xiaodong, Zhang Xiaodong's condition deteriorated quickly discovered too late. "If the average person, the beginning can only prescribe medication, infusion, Zhang Xiaodong treatment for their illness is timely, but the average person might carry over, because you do not lianzhouzhuan to work, at least you can rest."
Why not leave it? According to reports, because of inadequate staffing in departments, emergency surgery on a few people, a man leave, others may have value 24 hours of classes or even longer. Therefore, nobody wants that dragged colleagues.
Sheng Chang said, the hospital has come to the party secretary Zhang Xiaodong condolences to the family, the hospital is the follow-up meetings to study matters, as well as Zhang Xiaodong reporting injuries, the hospital will organize donations.
Zhang Xiaodong of the specific cause, the hospital said the CDC has been sampled, and soon there will be results. As of 9:00 last night, has not been the result.