Daily Archives: 16/04/2021

MANAGEMENT PROTOCOL FOR COVID-19

Department of Health and Family Welfare Government of West Bengal INDEX Topics Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Cytokine storm Top Sheet for Management of Covid19 General Principles Donning & Doffing Case Definition Triage Management of Mild Cases Home Isolation of Mild, Pre-Symptomatic, Asymptomatic Cases Management of Moderate / Severe Cases Salient Points in Management (Tocilizumb, Remdesivir, Convalescent Plasma, […]

*How to choose a cholinesterase inhibitor*

By Vimal Aga, MD, Board-certified Geriatric psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR The acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, also called cholinesterase inhibitors include donepezil (Aricept), rivastigmine (Exelon), and galantamine (Razadyne). They are used for the treatment of major neurocognitive disorder (dementia) due to Alzheimer’s disease and other causes. *How to choose between […]

Covid vaccine results

(CNN) About 5,800 people who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infected anyway, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells CNN. Some became seriously ill and 74 people died, the CDC said. It said 396 — 7% — of those who got infected after they were vaccinated required hospitalization. Ongoing trial shows […]

Covid

SOME GENERAL FACTORS 6. Features of Pneumonia- Temp>101 CRP Rapid rise of CRP Cough on day 3 5% fall in SPO2 after 6 min. walk. COVID SECOND WAVE 1. RT-PCR may be negative-(read ORF and N gene also as S gene may not be detectable). 2. Diagnosis- (If RT-PCR negative) —— Clinical symptoms, Serum Markers […]