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Can cloth masks be a substitute for N95 masks?

Can cloth masks be a substitute for N95 masks? Due to worldwide pandemic of novel corona virus disease (Covid-19), the use of face mask has increased many folds to the extent that the demand have exceeded supply. On one side the common man is being seen using industrial grade N95 mask while a health care provider is facing the short supply of the suitable mask. To clarify the matter based on eRead More…

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Seven Essential Things You Should Do to Help Yourself During Quarantine for Coronavirus Infection (COVID 19)

The following category of people should stay at home under home quarantine. The suspected corona virus infected but not confirmed people; those who are under investigation but not needing hospitalization, those who had had confirmed coronavirus infection and were hospitalized earlier but now have been discharged and medically stable, should stay at home under quarantine.  Now the queRead More…

Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19)

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). What is this Covid-19 being referred to everywhere? Covid-19 is the disease caused by a “novel coronavirus” which originated in Wuhan, China. Corona viruses are zoonoRead More…

Infection Control Guidelines for TB

Infection control guidelines for the management of patients with suspected or confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in healthcare settings These guidelines provide recommendations for healthcare workers to manage patients who are confirmed or suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis. (more…)Read More…

Infection control In Dentistry

EXPOSURE RISKS AND EFFECT OF INFECTIONS ON DENTISTRY The objective of conservative/operative dentistry is to provide the highest standard of care to the patient. With the advancement knowledge of infections and its control, we now have expanded safety standard that involves ultimate protection of the patients from any ensuing infection. (more…)Read More…