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PGIMER Chandigarh


ICMR identifies PGI for validation of rapid antigen detection assays for Covid

June 30, 2020 12:58 pm

The procedure is said to help in keeping track of the increasing number of COVID-19 patients and provide easy access for detecting patients on a large scale within a short span of time.

Virus here to stay, best practices way forward: NITI Aayog member

May 19, 2020 11:34 am

According to him, these best practices include wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, hygiene and using the Aarogya Setu application.

PGI doctors advise against jogging or running

May 18, 2020 11:20 am

Cardiac patients, those with hypertension or those who have had history of heart failures, should particularly exercise control, he said.

Chandigarh: Covid patient dies at PGIMER, 6 test positive 

May 03, 2020 5:23 am

Meanwhile, as six more residents of Chandigarh tested positive for COVID-19, the case tally of the city has risen to 94, surpassing the number of cases in the neighboring district of Mohali.

Chandigarh: J&K govt, SLSA step in, airlifting of patients begins

April 26, 2020 3:52 am

The Ladakh administration has begun the process of airlifting the stranded patients first. 

Chandigarh: Couple from Sector 30 test positive, both on oxygen support at ICU

April 22, 2020 4:36 am

Both are currently on oxygen support, the husband through a ventilation mask and the wife through nasal prongs. Furthermore, both have a history of diabetes.

Didn’t get PPE while treating patient: PGI’s quarantined staff

April 01, 2020 3:44 am

The delay was made even as we were in direct contact with the patient,” says a member of the nursing staff at PGIMER who was one of the staff members exposed to the 65-year-old COVID-19 patient who passed away.

PGIMER nurse among 2 more who test positive in Chandigarh, tally now 15

April 01, 2020 2:16 am

The 31-year-old nursing staff member was one of the 36 healthcare staff from PGIMER who were exposed to the 65-year-old patient from Nayagaon in the emergency ward of the hospital. She did not wear adequate protective equipment.

Chandigarh: Live foetus sent to mortuary, PGIMER orders inquiry

January 04, 2020 10:30 am

The foetus was diagnosed at PGIMER with a rare spinal disease. Therefore, the mother was advised by doctors to abort it. Since the mother was beyond 20 weeks into her pregnancy, the couple moved the High Court seeking permission to abort the foetus, which was granted to them.

‘Women with acute coronary syndromes have higher mortality than men’

December 31, 2019 6:05 am

He was speaking at a conference on research conducted by the department on mortality rates of patients of Cardiogenic Shock and ACS at PGI on Monday.