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Guj CM’s video talk with Ahmedabad Civil Hospital Superintendent about facilities for COVID-19 patients

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a detailed talk with Ahmedabad Civil Hospital’s Superintendent Dr. M.M. Prabhakar through videoconferencing from here today about wide range of facilities available for treatment of novel coronavirus COVID-19 patients.

    Dr. Prabhakar informed the Chief Minister that patients get all the facilities, including ventilators, for treatment as per the guidelines of the Union Ministry of Health. Other facilities include:
    Patients are administered medicines regularly as per their need in consultation with doctors;
    There is adequate stock of medicines at the hospital, including life saving injection Tocilizumab;
    There is facility for special laboratory testing like D-Dimer, Ferritin, etc;
    There is facility for radiological tests for X-ray, CT Scan, ECG, etc;
    Patients can talk to their relatives through video calls and give feedback;
    Patients are served breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea twice, snacks, juice, buttermilk daily in their bed;
    Arrangement is made for the relatives of the patients at modern tents with TV and other facilities like yoga classes;
    Every corona ward has four mobiles and PRO;
    Relatives of patients are informed a day before they are discharged through SMS;
    Patients are discharged at the appointed time between 2.30 and 4.30 with medicines (as per the guidelines), with arrangement to drop them at their homes;
    Patients are discharged after they are cured as per the guidelines of the Union Ministry of Health;

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat