Texas Public Radio: Petrie Dish Podcast: Beyond Capacity: A Closer Look at America’s Ventilator Shortage

Ruth Berggren, M.D., Infectious Diseases, Anoop Nambiar, M.D., Pulmonary Diseases, and David Shelledy, Ph.D., RRT, School of Health Professions dean, are featured in Texas Public Radio’s new podcast, “Petrie Dish”, about the shortage of ventilators

The podcast delves into the ethics of who gets ventilators, the complexities of critical lung diseases and the reason that mechanical ventilators cannot be split – no two patients breathe exactly the same so one ventilator cannot serve two patients.

Listen to the podcast.

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