Fighting Coronavirus: Extending helping hand to COVID-19 survivors- Mr. Deepak Venugopalan – Regional COO, Bangalore and Tamil Nadu cluster, Manipal Hospitals.
Manipal Hospitals “CoWIN” Program – Post COVID care monitors the health of the patient( post covid) and deliver medical intervention as soon as possible.
The team in CoWIN Care comprises specialists of various therapeutic areas like pulmonologists, fever clinic physicians, infectious disease specialists, dieticians, physiotherapists including cardiologists and neurologists (based on the need of the patient), said Mr. Deepak Venugopalan – Regional COO, Bangalore and Tamil Nadu cluster, MHEPL
HOT SHOTS- Dr Arvinda GM, Internal Medicine - Consultant Physician, Manipal Hospitals Jayanagar.
Many people are rushing to get their flu shots this year and this is due to increased awareness that a flu shot could prevent a co-infection with covid, said Dr Arvinda GM, Internal Medicine - Consultant Physician, Manipal Hospitals Jayanagar.
Want to avoid diabetes? Doctor says follow these 10 steps- Dr H S Santosh, Consultant - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Manipal Hospitals Jayanagar.
There are various ways to avoid the transformation of pre-diabetes to diabetes. The only thing required is a strict commitment from the person to implement these measures, said Dr H S Santosh, Consultant - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Manipal Hospitals Jayanagar.
Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar conducts a health checkup campaign for screening vital cardiac parameters of patients at their door step, Dr K P Srihari Das, November 4, 2020.
Manipal Hospitals Jayanagar takes heart care at door step .The team organized a Heart Health checkup campaign in association with Bengaluru South MP Mr. Tejaswi Surya
Our excellent team, consisting of the best medical and paramedical staff, assisted by the advanced emergency room, state-of-the-art intensive care unit and Cath lab makes us the best hospital for cardiac care. The average time of shifting a patient from the ER to the Cath lab is only about 3-4 minutes at our Jayanagar center, said Dr K P Srihari Das, Senior Consultant – Interventional Cardiology, Manipal Hospitals Jayanagar.
Now, gangrene risk for some Covid-19 patients, Dr. U Vasudeva Rao, Vascular surgeon, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
A delay in getting treatment for ischemia led to the amputation of limbs of a Covid-19 survivor in his late 50’s as gangrene had set in. The problem of ischemia is serious enough, but in the case of one senior citizen who was diagnosed with Covid-19 on September 1, its appearance concealed something more sinister, said Dr. U Vasudeva Rao, Vascular surgeon, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
Covid positive? Consult doctor, don't panic and rush for Oxygen, ICU - Dr Justin A Gopaldas, Consultant, Critical care medicine, Manipal hospitals, Jayanagar..
A patient who needs hospitalisation is likely to need oxygen in the near future. The need for oxygen is determined by a number of factors. If they have a cold, cough or fever but have oxygen levels of 99% in the beginning, which later decreases to 94.96% ,It indicates a downward trajectory, said Dr Justin A Gopaldas, Consultant, Critical care medicine, Manipal hospitals, Jayanagar.
Post Covid Syndrome, problems after recovery from Covid Infection - Dr Aravinda GM, Internal Medicine - Consultant Physician, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
The long term symptoms that patients face post Covid include difficulty in breathing, chest pain, palpitations, giddiness, weakness, decreased food intake, lot of mental stress, anxiety, depression, said Dr Aravinda GM, Internal Medicine - Consultant Physician, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
Coverage Update: Covid-19 wards almost full in major B'luru hospitals - Manipal Hospitals
Covid wards in major hospitals in the city are nearly full, despite 80% of the cases in the second wave are asymptomatic. At four of our centres in the city, 20% of beds are kept for Covid cases said Manipal Hospitals.
Coverage Update: 2nd wave catches 'em young, 20 - 39 age group at risk - Dr Aravinda G M, Consultant - Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
There is an estimated 10 - 20% rise in patients aged 20-30 years due to increased movement in people of that age. Many have gastrointestinal symptoms. People should start being cautious as cases are spiking.The spread of infection is also higher, said Dr Aravinda G M, Consultant - Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.