I spent six days on a ventilator with COVID-19. It saved me, but my life is not the same
An object of national fascination — and controversy: it's vital but it also has a cost. It has been deemed an essential medical tool to aid coronavirus patients with severe breathing problems. David Lat, writing in The Washington Post, shares his life-changing experience after being put on a ventilator and reflects on why, despite its 50-50 survival rates, the equipment is so vital.
From The Washington Post