A nurse evaluates a patient that had just been admitted to the emergency room at Regional Medical Center on May 21, 2020 in San Jose, California. Frontline workers are continuing to care for coronavirus COVID-19 patients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
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DETROIT – Critical care nurse Kelsey Ryan wakes up choking at night, reliving the trauma of treating — and losing — patients to Covid-19 during the height of Michigan’s pandemic in the early spring.
In her dreams, she’s laying in a hospital bed, unable to breathe as her colleagues at Beaumont Health in metro Detroit force a ventilator tube down her throat.
“I still have nightmares every night. My…