Review Article of International Journal of Hospital Pharmacy
PASS Protocol Fever as basis of COVID-19 testing in Patient- A Union Therapy Initiative
Kanishk Kala, Rupinder Kaur Sodhi
IK Gujral PTU
Fever is the sole symptomatic measurement modality for Covid-19 screening which could be implemented easily all over the globe in with optimal utilization of resources. Being easy economical and easily reproducible, this has a potential to be a gold standard as well as simplicity of the procedure could help in its monitoring by patients itself and would operate an important element of patient involvement in treatment and would help in adherence in countries where health care staff are short and patient burden is high. This protocol will extend helping hands to health care worker and will involve patient participation in the treatment also.
Keywords:COVID -19 , fever , Union Therapy , PASS protocol , Sayojya Chikitsa
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Kanishk Kala, Rupinder Kaur Sodhi. PASS Protocol Fever as basis of COVID-19 testing in Patient- A Union Therapy Initiative. International Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 2020, 5:39
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