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A Pulmonary Physician on What It's Like To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Author: Meghana Pande
by Meghana Pande
Posted: May 15, 2021
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The Coronavirus is known to affect the respiratory system severely. Individuals who are already suffering from chronic respiratory conditions are more prone to succumb to death if they catch the virus. However, as the virus keeps mutating, it does not merely hamper the respiratory organs but various other parts of the body as well.

Who is a pulmonary physician?

A pulmonary physician or a pulmonologist has a specialization in the respiratory system. Pulmonary physicians are internists who specialize in treating the lungs, windpipe, and other respiratory organs. If you are searching for a good Pulmonologist, you can contact Dr. Meghana Pande at the Life Care Clinic.

A Pulmonary Physician on COVID-19Why is it so difficult to fight the virus?

In an interview with a pulmonary physician, a discussion about the current COVID condition occurred. The physician spoke about why it was so difficult to deal with the virus. The virus does not seem to affect people in a unified manner. Some people do not show any symptoms and can be merely a carrier whereas the virus causes severe destruction in the respiratory system of several others. It is difficult to denote the exact intensity with which the virus will strike an individual.

Who is more prone to the virus?

Even though there is no 100% guarantee, a statistic is formed based on the corona cases. It is understood that the elderly and middle-aged are getting affected severely. The younger generation is somewhat immune, but in recent cases, we find that the virus has victimized individuals within the age group of 20 to 30. People suffering from chronic diseases already have a weak immunity system, and catching the virus might prove to be fatal. Treating Covid-19 patients have been very difficult as there is no fixed cure for the virus yet.

Many people are recovering, but many individuals are also losing their battle against the Coronavirus and succumbing to it. However, due to the advancement of technology, remote treatment of COVID-19 patients has become possible.

If you face any of the above method, symptoms and causes must consult with the Best Covid-19 Treatment in Pune – Dr. Meghana Pande at Life Care Clinic, Pune. Book an Appointment Now.

Dr. Meghana Pande is a physician and critical care specialist with a rich experience of 15 yrs, located in Hadapsar, Pune. She has completed her MBBS from DY Patil medical college Mumbai. She has done her post-graduation ( DNB Internal Medicine) from central railway hospital, Mumbai. She then pursued critical care medicine and mastered the subject with IDCCM degree from the prestigious Lilavati hospital Mumbai. Dr. Meghana Pande is an experienced and skilled dr in her field of specialization. She has conducted workshops in trauma care, ATLS, ACLS and BLS.

She has worked in Wockhardt hospital Nashik and single-handedly managed a 22 bed ICU and 8-bed cardiac care unit.

She has also worked at Columbia Asia hospital Pune and is currently attached to Sahyadri hospital Hadapsar Pune. She is presently working as a senior consultant physician and intensivist and heading the department of emergency medicine.

Dr. Meghana Pande has a strong interest and experience in complicated respiratory, cardiovascular, diabetes, gastrointestinal, endocrine neurological disorders and geriatric health.

She was also on the forefront providing her expertise in the management of covid 19 patients during the pandemic.

She comes with rich experience of 15 yrs in critical care illnesses and management, internal medicine including management of e-ICU and ECMO.

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Dr. Meghana Pande is a physician and critical care specialist with a rich experience of 15 yrs, located in Hadapsar, Pune. She has completed her MBBS from DY Patil medical college Mumbai.

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