West Bengal fights against COVID-19: Clinical experience sharing

West Bengal fights against COVID-19: Clinical experience sharing


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Indian Medical Association Bengal welcomes you to the recorded live clinical experience sharing webinar on the topic "West Bengal fights Against COVID-19: Clinical experience sharing".

What was covered:

Module 1: (11.20)
Management of Moderate & Severe cases of COVID-19: Dr Sushmita Roy Chowdhury

• Aims of management include
o Hospitalized treatment in wards and intensive care
o Management of pathology
o Management of physiology
o Reducing morbidity and mortality
• Basis of Management of illness explained according to stage and severity
• Armamentarium for COVID-19 discussion
• Antivirals – Remdesivir and how it helps in moderate disease and dosage
• Timing of the initiation of anti-inflammatory therapy
o Discussion of benefits of steroids (dexamethasone) and clinical trails
• Discussion on convalescent plasma and Tocilizumap and clinical trails
• Proning and benefits in COVID-19 non intubated patients
• NIV and HFNC in patients with hypoxemia explained
• Indications of intubation and ECMO
• Benefits of anticoagulation
• Macrophage activation in Covid and management with steroids explained
• Summary of investigation and treatment protocol summary

Module 2: (47.00)
Management and follow up of Complications in COVID-19 cases: Dr. Sibabrata Banerjee

• Definitions of “Post COVID-19 Syndrome”, “Long COVID-19” and “Long Haulers”
• Roller-coaster of symptoms - Signs and Symptoms persisting for long time discussed
• Pathophysiology leading to symptoms due to
o Organ damage caused by COVID-19
o Blood clots and blood vessel problems explained
o Neuropsychiatric Issues discussed which include Brain fog, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, decreased quality of life, Memory loss, confusion, forgetfulness, likening them to dementia-like symptoms and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
• Organ Damage explained in detail
o Heart damage and pathophysiology behind discussed
o Lungs damage leading to pulmonary fibrosis explained
o Renal – Acute and chronic renal failure in COVID-19
o Brain damage may result into Stroke, Seizures, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, PICS, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease

Module 3: (1.05.00)
Interactive question answer session

We thank our sponsors Viatris to make this program possible and we wish you a great learning experience.


Session à venir Du Nov 27, 2020
Au Feb 26, 2021