Best treatment to corona patients: Dr Ejaz Akhtar

FAISALABAD::Best treatment facilities were being provided to patients of corona virus at General Hospital, Ghulam Muhammad Abad, said Dr Ejaz Akhtar its Medical Superintendent.

Talking to reporter here, he said that General Hospital has totally been reserved for corona patients.” In first stage, we keep the corona suspects in Quarantine Room where he/she is provided treatment and samples are obtained for lab test”.

If the test report is negative, the suspected patient is allowed to go home but advised to remain isolated at home. If tested positive the patient is shifted to Isolation Ward at second stage.”Best treatment facilities along with ample stocks of medicines are available in isolation ward”, he added.

Ejaz said that if corona patient doesnot recover and if the situation becomes critical, then the corona patient is referred to Allied Hospital or District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital Faisalabad where High Dependency Units have been established for corona patients.

He said that six-bed High Dependency Unit was operational in Allied Hospital, whereas two-bed HD Unit was functional in DHQ Hospi

He said he had forwarded a demand of ventilators and was hopeful that on getting new ventilators they would be able to treat corona patients at third stage as well.

Responding to a question, Dr Ejaz said that a special desk has been established outside the hospital for hepatitis patients. The hepatitis patients can get their medicines from the desk, he added.