In the News: ‘We are on a razor’s edge’: Hospitals nearing crisis standards with staff burnout, abuse from patients
September 27, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Todd Freudenberger, MD, pulmonologist and critical care physician at Overlake, sits down with KING 5's Jake Whittenberg. The two discussed what it's like for providers caring for COVID-19 patients around the clock and the toll it can have on the entire care team.
From the story: "We are on a razor's edge of [crisis standards of care,]" said Dr. Freudenberger. "That would get at the very core of what we do as health care providers. We just know we have to, you know, put our heads down and move through this because it’s our job. It’s what we think we’ve been put here for.”
Read the full story here.