COVID-19: Radiology should be looked from point of comorbidity, says AIIMS’s top health experts

A discussion on radiology and COVID-19 was held in an interactive webinar session by the Union Health Ministry in collaboration with the All India institute of medical sciences (AIIMS). The discussion points out that although radiology is important when it comes to pneumonia, now it is important to look at radiology also from the point of comorbidity in COVID cases.

Chest radiograph and CT is to be used in very select situations such as clear cut at the shortness of breath and hypoxia, persistent fever, discordance between clinical, microbiology and high-risk situations it is not a routine investigation bit having done it can give out lots of information.

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