43 hospitals throughout 11 states coated by AIIMS video session programme: Health Ministry

New Delhi, July 20

Having coated 43 hospitals throughout 11 states this month, the AIIMS Delhi tele-consultation steering programme for state docs on COVID-19 medical administration would attain out to ICU docs at smaller healthcare amenities within the coming weeks, the Health Ministry stated on Monday. 

To strengthen the federal government’s efforts to scale back COVID-19 mortality, the AIIMS Delhi had began the ‘e-ICU’ video session for state docs on COVID-19 medical administration earlier this month.

In a press release, the Health ministry stated 4 classes have been held until date masking 43 establishments throughout 11 states. 

These embody ten establishments in Mumbai, three in Goa, three in Delhi, three in Gujarat and two in Telangana, the assertion stated.

The video session program within the coming weeks would cowl ICU docs from smaller healthcare amenities throughout the nation, it stated. 

Each of those classes performed by means of video convention span over 1.5 to 2 hours. The discussions have coated the whole vary of points associated to administration of COVID-19 sufferers, the Health ministry stated. 

“Some of the important issues that have been stressed upon are the need for rational use of ‘Investigational Therapies’ like Remdesevir, convalescent plasma and Tocilizumab. The treating teams have discussed current indications and possible harm due to their indiscriminate use and the need to limit social-media pressure based prescriptions,” it stated. 

The ministry stated the usage of proning, excessive move oxygen, non-invasive air flow and ventilator settings for superior illness have additionally been a standard dialogue level. 

“The role of various testing strategies in diagnosing COVID-19 has also been an important topic of shared learning. Issues such as the need for repeat testing, admission and discharge criteria, management of post discharge symptoms, and return to work have been addressed,” it added. 

Some of the opposite frequent issues have been the strategies of communication with sufferers, screening of health-care staff, managing new-onset diabetes, unusual shows resembling stroke, diarrhoea and myocardial infarction and so on, it stated. 

“The team from AIIMS, New Delhi was able to act as a bridge for new knowledge from one group to the other at each VC, apart from advising from its own experience and the extensive literature reviews done by the domain experts,” the assertion stated. PTI

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