MP: Hospitals to follow AIIMS' protocol for COVID-19 care

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MP: Hospitals to follow AIIMS' protocol for COVID-19 care
Bhopal, Apr 29 () The health department of MadhyaPradesh on Wednesday said it will follow the clinical protocoladopted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)for treatment of COVID-19 patients in the state.

Hospitals and health centres dedicated to treatingCOVID-19 patients were directed to follow the clinicalprotocol issued by New Delhi's AIIMS on April 21, an officialfrom the public relations department said.

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These guidelines will be updated from time to time inkeeping with the epidemiological trends of the country, theofficial said.

As per the AIIMS' protocol, adequate beverages, abalanced diet, recommended doses of vitamins A, D, C and zincwould be given to patients admitted to COVID-19 centres andhospitals.

Detailed technical instructions have also been issuedregarding ideal pulse rate, respiratory rate and oxygentherapy for patients, the official said.

Hospitals and care centres have also been asked toprovide necessary psychological support and entertainment topatients, he added. ADU MASARU ARU
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