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Friday, July 03, 2020

Chandigarh PGIMER


PGI to build blood plasma bank for Covid cure

July 02, 2020 10:42 am

Out of the 367 patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in Chandigarh, only six have donated their blood plasma to the hospital until now.

6 Covid patients successfully undergo plasma therapy trial

June 26, 2020 11:01 am

ICMR had selected 21 hospitals, including PGIMER, for the plasma therapy trials.

HC says arrest PGIMER union leaders if they proceed on strike

June 24, 2020 2:02 pm

The counsel representing the PGI informed the court that the HC in August 2019 has already restrained the unions from proceeding on strike or disrupting the functioning at the institute.

Chandigarh: Doctors draw attention to skin changes that signal Covid-19

June 20, 2020 11:46 am

Development of Chillblains (redness and swelling) on fingertips or toes lasting for more than 12 days, newly formed blisters lasting for more than ten days, wheals with itching for more than six days without any other past disease, a bluish discoloration as well as necrosis of skin have to be immediately told to a doctor.

Woman tests positive at PGI after testing negative at Kapurthala Civil Hospital

June 17, 2020 10:08 am

71 healthcare workers exposed to the patient, out of whom 32 have been quarantined.

Administrator meets top officials, expresses concern for rising cases

June 16, 2020 11:32 am

Badnore encouraged them to continue with the research and bring out a definite mode of treatment, which could be beneficial for the country.

HC tells PGI authorities to take decision regarding waiving of license fee of chemist shop

June 12, 2020 11:35 am

The OPD at PGI had remained shut from March 20 to May 3 and the shop also remained shut, as per the plea.

PGI doctor: Physiotherapy plays crucial role in treating critically-ill Covid patients

June 11, 2020 12:27 pm

Dr Dorje, who is currently posted at the ICU unit dedicated for severely-ill COVID-19 patients at PGIMER’s Nehru Extension Block, reveals that at least three physiotherapists are posted on COVID-19 duty every week at the hospital.

Effect of increased screen time on children’s health amid lockdown

June 11, 2020 12:18 pm

According to the pediatrician, excess screen time does not explicitly hamper learning capabilities, but can create attention deficiency and extreme mood alterations in children, which in turn disrupts learning capabilities.

Union member says will go on hunger strike, PGI warns against protests

June 11, 2020 11:05 am

Tarandeep Singh Grewal had asked the UT DC for permission to begin hunger strike