Volume 10

Number 01 January 2020
Are we following Uniform Protocol in the Management of COVID-19 Patients?

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Mohammed Ruhul Kabir Assistant Professor Department of Medicine Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Sylhet 3100, Bangladesh. Email: sohelshorna5@gmail.com

Deadliest pandemic of the recent history of mankind named COVID-19 caused by single stranded RNA virus SARS-CoV-2 started from Wuhan province of China since late December 2019 has now reported from more than 188 countries and territories across the glove. There are more than 1 core 44 lacks reported cases with more than 6 lacks mortality. Bangladesh is one of the heavily affected countries with 202,066 reported cases and 2581 reported deaths as yet.1 Since the beginning of the pandemic different medical professional societies has published different management guidelines with minor dissimilarities. As per government current policy, along with COVID dedicated hospitals all other government hospitals and many private and corporate hospitals are now treating confirmed and suspected COVID patients. Lack of supervised training, inadequacy of logistics and incoordination leads to some nonuniformity and deviation from the standard in the management of COVID-19 patients.