Medeor Hospital, Manesar remodelled to a Dedicated COVID Hospital

The hospital will also treat patients with mild and moderate symptoms of Coronavirus

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Medeor Hospital, a chain of super speciality hospitals located at Delhi NCR, has converted ts Manesar unit as an independent clinical unit for the treatment of COVID-19 positive patients. The hospital will follow all standard protocols and guidelines laid down by the ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) to be clinically assigned as Dedicated COVID Hospital (DCH) by using the entire hospital. The hospital will also treat patients with mild and moderate symptoms of Coronavirus.

The preparation phase was on-going for the past few weeks. Proper arrangements for testing and retesting, with round-the-clock surveillance have been made to ensure that a COVID-free patient is shifted back to society to lead a normal life as soon as possible.

Pre-requisites for a COVID-19 hospital set-up needs unique infrastructure such as ICU, ventilators, and beds with oxygen, along with a team of Intensivists and other specialists in order to prevent aerosol-based transmission. The ICU area should be fitted with systems capable of creating Negative Pressure with HEPA Filtered Exhausts.

The breakaway sub-groups have been created at a micro-level to address various challenges such as hospital bed capacity, food management, testing, logistics, protective gears, hospital supplies and maintenance of equipment, etc.
Special training for Doctors, Nurses and support staff like Donning and Doffing, use and disposal of Personal Protective Equipment, inventory management, Infection Control Practice, COVID-19 treatment protocols and psychosocial resilience, etc. have been conducted by a team of expert professionals.