LANZHOU, April 8 (Xinhua) -- A hospital in northwest China's Gansu Province on Tuesday shared COVID-19 treatment experience with physicians from the United Kingdom through a three-hour video conference.
During the teleconference, medical experts from the First Hospital of Lanzhou University shared their invaluable experience in COVID-19 treatment and patient management.
Seven doctors from James Cook University Hospital, the biggest medical center in northeast Britain, specialized in emergency department, acute medicine, respiratory medicine and critical care medicine, attended the conference.
David Chadwick, medical director of James Cook University Hospital, briefed on the COVID-19 situation in the U.K. and thanked Chinese medical experts for their sharing.
According to Chu Pei, director of emergency department at the First Hospital of Lanzhou University, the highly focused issues raised by British medics at the conference included measures for screening COVID-19 patients, the arrangement of fever clinic department, remote triage and clinical diagnosis and protection of medical staffs.
The First Hospital of Lanzhou University has been designated as a leading hospital in Gansu for the epidemic treatment and control with progress in research and treatment of COVID-19, said Zhao Da, vice president of the hospital.
"We have accumulated practical experience and are willing to share with British colleagues, as COVID-19 poses a global threat," he said.
The hospital has also arranged tele-conferences with their counterparts in the Republic of Korea and Sweden on the coronavirus treatment and control, Zhao said.