More than two dozen doctors from different parts of the country have written an open letter to the central, state governments, doctors and their associations, appealing that the carelessness which was taken during the last wave in the treatment of corona infection, this time from them. be saved.
New Delhi: Dozens of doctors across the country have written an open letter appealing to the central government, all state governments, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and doctors engaged in the treatment of corona patients to avoid unnecessary measures and unfair drugs in the treatment and management of corona. Intervene to stop use.
This letter has been signed by 32 doctors and has attracted the attention of governments and other doctors engaged in health services on three important points.
He has written that the way drugs like azithromycin, hydroxychloroquine ivermectin were used indiscriminately to treat infected patients during the last two corona waves, this time they should be avoided as they have seen side effects like black fungus in patients, whereas These drugs have been found unusable in the treatment of corona.
Also, in his letter, he has written that the new form of corona, Omicron, is less harmful for people already infected or who have taken vaccine doses, so do not put unnecessary financial pressure on patients and their families by conducting CT scan tests. Go. Only a few patients of the severe type require such a test.
Apart from this, he has also drawn attention to the fact that patients of corona are admitted to hospitals without any proper medical reason, this should be avoided as it not only increases the financial pressure on the patient but also leads to the lives of thousands of those patients. Are in danger, those who have not got corona. They are unable to get beds in hospitals.
Doctors say that all the above steps were wrong steps taken during the delta wave of corona, which is being repeated in the case of Omicron as well, while now we have the experience (proof) of the last two waves so that we can get better treatment of corona. You can get guidance for management.
He has also appealed to the state agencies to stop the misinformation being spread on social media and also have given five such policies which should be implemented in the treatment of corona.
These five policies are update Omicron’s evidence-based guidelines, prevent unnecessary drug use, prevent inappropriate tests such as CT scans, stop treatments or drugs that have not been scientifically proven to be useful. Also, the treatment guidelines should be published in local languages.
You can read this complete letter of doctors on the link given below.
Doctors Open Letter on Covid Guidelines by The Wire on Scribd
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