Delivering advanced medical care
Delivering Advanced medical care
COVID-19 full form 'CO' stands for Corona, 'VI' for Virus, and 'D' for Disease 19-(2019 year discovered and 1st case)
Corona virus disease is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered corona virus.
Maximum people who are infected with the corona virus they will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.
Senior citizen, and those with underlying medical problems like cancer, disease, diabetes, and respiratory disease are more likely to more serious illness.
COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.
Most common symptoms:
- dry cough.
Less common symptoms:
- aches and pains.
- sore throat.
- loss of taste or smell.
- a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes.
- difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
- chest pain or pressure.
- loss of speech or movement.
Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.
People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should manage their symptoms at home.
On average it takes 5–6 days from when someone is infected with the virus for symptoms to show, however it can take up to 14 days.
To prevent infection and to slow transmission of COVID-19, do the following:
- Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, or clean them with alcohol-based hand rub.
- Maintain at least 1 metre distance between you and people coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid touching your face.
- Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
- Stay home if you feel unwell.
- Refrain from smoking and other activities that weaken the lungs.
- Practice physical distancing by avoiding unnecessary travel and staying away from large groups of people.
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Stork Hospital is a multi-special healthcare provider which aims to deliver a hassle free surgical experience to all patients by leveraging technology, and a set of advanced operations and powerful processes.
Stork hospitals Hospitals Emergency and trauma wing is available round the clock to tackle any emergency situation. Well-equipped with the latest medical infrastructure, top class specialists from different branches of medicine, well-trained nurses and qualified emergency medical technicians, backed by a 24 hrs Diagnostic facility, the Emergency and Trauma Wing is ideally positioned to offer emergency services of the highest caliber.
Our goal is to facilitate maximum patient care and comfort and our objective is to create a seamless emergency synergy that integrates us and our patients. In line with this, we render service with clinical efficiency, integrity and the highest standards of professionalism.
The Emergency and Trauma Wing is well-backed 24 hours by laboratory and diagnostics facilities. Our team of specialists offer specialized instructions to the medical technicians through the wireless system. In addition, a dedicated emergency number is also available to handle all emergency calls.