UMass Memorial Medical Center DCU Center Field Hospital

Care in the Community

Location: DCU Center Exhibit Hall

Mission: Sổ kết quả xổ sốCare of COVID19 + patients requiring low to moderate intensity inpatient acute care

DCU Field Hospital Patient- and Family-Centered Care

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Photos courtesy of ABC News

Our DCU Field Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility that has been an example for best practices around the country since it first opened on April 9. The UMass Memorial DCU Center Field Hospital welcomes patients like you who are being treated for COVID-19 and whose conditions are improving. 

DCU Center Field Hospital Patient Information Handout - English

DCU Center Field Hospital Patient Information Handout - Spanish  ·  DCU Center Field Hospital Patient Information Handout - Portuguese  

DCU Center Field Hospital Patient Information Handout - Vietnamese  ·   DCU Center Field Hospital Patient Information Handout - Arabic

DCU Center Field Hospital Patient Information Handout - Haitian/Creole

“My family and I cannot begin to thank all of you for the wonderful care I received at the DCU Center Field Hospital. All of you — nurses, PCAs, respiratory therapists, doctors, medical students, cleaning crew and anyone else I might have forgotten — worked in a tough environment ... with skill and compassion. I will be forever grateful, and we wish the best for you and you families in this holiday season.” –  A Grateful Patient

Information for Physicians

Process for transferring patients, please call TrAC at (508-334-4111).

Who is an appropriate patient for triage to the DCU Field Hospital?

· A patient with a low burden (<=5) of chronic conditions

· Sổ kết quả xổ sốA patient with a lower (<=5L) oxygen requirement and few signs of respiratory distress

· A patient free from a significant and active cardiovascular or pulmonary condition

· Sổ kết quả xổ sốA patient observed in an inpatient or emergency environment according to the above guidelines.

·Sổ kết quả xổ sốA patient on low-dose steroids or a patient with HIV with normal CD4 counts is appropriate for triage

Who is not an appropriate triage for the DCU Field Hospital?

· Sổ kết quả xổ sốIn general, patients with evidence of ongoing respiratory distress are not appropriate for triage to the DCU field hospital.

· Similarly, patients with evidence of delirium or significant psychiatric comorbidity.

· Sổ kết quả xổ sốPatients with active cardiovascular conditions, such as atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response, acutely decompensated heart failure, or acute myocardial infarction are not appropriate.

· Sổ kết quả xổ sốPregnant patients and breastfeeding patients are not appropriate for triage.

· Patients with prior organ transplant or undergoing chemotherapy.

· Patients who weigh > 227kg (500 lbs)

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