By Dennis Thompson

HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Mechanical ventilators have become a symbol of the COVID-19 pandemic, representing the previous best hope to survive for folks who can no for a longer period attract a lifetime-sustaining breath.

But the ventilator also marks a crisis level in a patient’s COVID-19 system, and thoughts are now being elevated as to whether the machines can result in damage, way too.

Many who go on a ventilator die, and individuals who survive likely will experience ongoing breathing issues caused by either the equipment or the injury finished by the