CNM Health Reporter
The Post Covid Clinic, a specialized treatment unit, has started operations at Aster MIMS, Kozhikode to provide follow-up care to the survivors of Covid. The Department of Health estimates that between 10 and 20 percent of survivors of Covid 19 become seriously ill.
Covid survivors are diagnosed with a wide range of ailments related to respiratory diseases, general medicine, heart disease, neurology, and stress. Most of these conditions can be effectively cured with proper treatment. Therefore, the need for fully equipped Post-Covid treatment centers is being seriously discussed around the world, today.
It is in this context that the Post Covid Clinic at Aster Mims Hospital, Kozhikode was started. The Post Covid Clinic is set up under the leadership of the Department of Family Medicine, coordinating all other treatment units. In addition to inpatient treatment, Aster MIM’s Homecare Division also provides home delivery of follow-up treatments and blood tests, as well as home-based ICU care for critically ill patients.