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IMA suggests HRCT for early analysis of Covid-19 – Home Health Choices

Surat: The Indian Medical Association (IMA), Surat, has said that individuals struggling with gentle cough, fever and sneezing aren’t visiting to the medical doctors fearing that they’d be referred to the federal government well being officers.

In a gathering with municipal commissioner, Banchhanidhi Pani and different senior officers of the well being division, the IMA workplace bearers said that the chest high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) has been one of many key diagnostic tools for early and correct diagnostics of the coronavirus infection.

IMA officers said that the radiological analysis ought to be suggested for the sufferers who’re testing adverse within the RT-PCR check.

Dr Parul Vadgma, president of IMA advised TOI, “We have suggested HRCT as the key diagnostic tool for the early and accurate diagnosis of the patients suffering from coronavirus.”

“Community transmission is at its peak and at present also we have admitted more than 200 cases in private hospitals. More than nine hospitals have been designated for Covid. Still more hospitals will be included. All hospitals are directed to start preparedness and training of staff.”

Dr Girish Modi, senior doctor at IMA stated, “Home treatment and monitoring system have to be prioritized. All the hospitals have been requested to launch paid home monitoring and treatment plans.”

Deputy municipal commisioner, Dr Ashish Naik stated, “There are myths among the people in the city that the common cough and fever will land them in the coronavirus treatment centres. Early start of treatment is the key to decrease mortality. We have started to spread awareness among the residents to seek medical treatment.”

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