Daily Archives: 04/05/2020

Happy 😊 hypoxia

It is a mystery that has left doctors questioning the basic tenets of biology: Covid-19 patients who are talking and apparently not in distress, but who have oxygen levels low enough to typically cause unconsciousness or even death. The phenomenon, known by some as “happy hypoxia” (some prefer the term “silent”) is raising questions about […]

Covid times

Dear Friends, Corona Virus is here to stay for quite some time, and so we have to change our ways of Medical Practice, to keep ourselves , our families and our staff safe. Here are some important tips for safe practice , though every one can add or modify to some extent, depending upon his […]

Restarting planned surgery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

 A strategy document from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Association of Anaesthetists, Intensive Care Society and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Background As a logical and necessary part of the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, elective surgery was suspended throughout the NHS to liberate staff and capacity for patients requiring hospital admission for […]