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COVID-19 Patient Treated with Conservative Management

Details of the Patient

  • Patient's Name: Mrs Laxmi Devi Bhandari
  • Patient's Age: 48
  • Patient's Gender: female

Symptoms shown by the Patient

  • History of high-grade fever for 4 days
  • Cough and palpitations

An Overview of the Case

Mrs Laxmi, 48, visited Dr Ramit one of the best general physician in Safdarjung, New Delhi. The patient had a history of high-grade fever for 4 days associated with cough throughout the day. 

 

The patient was initially put on antibiotics and antiviral treatment for 5 days and RT-PCR test was done which came out to be negative. Thinking on lines of covid patient was given fabiflu and antibiotics escalated as she had a high TLC count. 

 

HRCT of the chest was done ( CTSS of 10). Mrs Laxmi had an oxygen saturation of 90 Percent at RA. She was put on oral and inhalational steroid therapy and dosage was adjusted accordingly. Home oxygenation was advised.

 

The patient responded well to the treatment and after 17 days of management RT PCR was done which was negative and HRCT of the chest showed no signs of infection.

 

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Medical Tests Performed

  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • COVID 19 RT PCR throat and nasal swab
  • C-reactive protein (CRP)
  • IL6
  • Ferritin
  • Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) Test
  • High-resolution CT (HRCT) of chest
  • Liver function test (LFT)
  • Kidney function test (KFT)
  • Malaria antigen
  • Typhi dot IGM

Feedback from the Patient

“Dr. Ramit is without a doubt Safdarjung's best general physician. He is a skilled doctor who provided excellent care to me. I was very worried that I had COVID-19 but Dr. Ramit comforted me and assured my recovery. Dr Ramit is a very competent and kind-hearted doctor, thanks to him I am now feeling a lot better. I'm still receiving medication from him, so it's been a fantastic experience and a significant change in my condition.”

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