Sudipta Chandra

Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Belle Vue Clinic, Dr. UN. Brahmachari Street, Kolkata, West Bengal, India


  • Research   
    Perioperative Management of Suspected/Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Indian Scenario
    Author(s): Manasij Mitra*, Maitraye Basu and Sudipta Chandra

    The novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV (COVID-19) a zoonotic virus is transmitted during unprotected close contact from an infected individual through droplets and fomites. The COVID-19 poses tremendous challenge for the healthcare sector globally. Anesthesiologists are at a higher risk than healthcare professionals of any other speciality because they manoeuvre the airway and ventilation and perform a whole gamut of aerosol generating procedures. Moreover, with all the emergency patients who need surgery being considered as suspects of COVID-19 under the present circumstances, there is an urgent need for development of safe medical practices and infection prevention protocol for the perioperative management of patients with COVID-19. In resource limited settings like India, where the government hospitals and the large private healthcare providers are struggling to provide adequate PPE, wit.. Read More»

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