covid patient

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Jul, 2020

Not out at 64: After spending 35 days in ICU at Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, A retired cricket scorer recovers from COVID-19

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Thirty five days after a COVID positive man was admitted to hospital, the 64-year-old walked out of the hospital a recovered man. On June 12, the family of Parel resident Ramesh Parab, was running from one hospital to the other as he was gasping for breath. His oxygen saturation level had dropped to 50 per cent, where it should be between 94 to 100 per cent. With no ICU beds…

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Plasma donation at Wockhardt Hospitals

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Jun, 2020

From Caregivers To Plasma Donors: Mumbai Hospital Staff’s COVID Fight

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Several doctors and health workers of Mumbai's Wockhardt Hospital - which was declared a containment zone after its staff tested positive for coronavirus- have donated their plasma to treat COVID-19 patients and create awareness among survivors. Dr Parag Rindani, centre head of the Wockhardt Hospital, who is also a COVID-19 survivor, believes that plasma therapy can prove to be a game-changer in the fight against the virus. "It has been…

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New born baby

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Jun, 2020

Baby born to COVID positive mother in Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road tests negative

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A 27-year-old pregnant woman from Mira Road, who tested positive for Covid-19, delivered a healthy baby girl at Wockhardt Hospital. The newborn tested negative for the coronavirus and has been kept separate from her mother, who is in the isolation ward. “My team took special precautions to see that the baby girl does not come in contact with her mother, and the child was fed with special milk supplements,” said…

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Wockhardt Hospital successfully pulled out foreign bodies lodged in children during the Lockdown

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Mumbai:  Doctors at the Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, are facing emergency situations, one of the commonest being a foreign body in children. Dr Neepa Vellimuttam, Consultant ENT surgeon, carried out endoscopic management of the one-rupee coin stuck in the 1-year-old child’s food pipe. And a metallic bead was also removed from a 4-year-old’s nose. The hospital is fully functional and providing emergency care even during this lockdown period.  Coronavirus has become a…

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Here’s how to review your work-from-home setup to prevent backaches

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Working from home—while laying in you bed in PJS—can seem fun, but it turns out that a makeshift workspace at your home can do you more harm than you can think. Lack of an ergonomic setup can affect your back, neck and knees and even damage your eyesight and posture. “People are used to working in a particular environment as most corporate offices provide at least a basic ergonomic setup for their employees. But…

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