10 June 2021 | News
80 healthcare workers have contributed towards the book
Apollo Hospital unveiled a comprehensive textbook on COVID-19, written and edited by Dr MS Kanwar, Senior Consultant, Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals along with 79 other co-authors who are senior healthcare professionals from various specialities.
The book has been put together basis statistical insights, scientific data and a plethora of new reports gathered from the World Health Organization and advisories issued by the National Health Services of some of the most COVID-19 impacted countries across the globe. The book also elaborates on vaccination for COVID and the line of treatment for immunocompromised patients with varied co-morbidities and underlying diseases along with other neurological, cardiovascular, endocrinal, renal and paediatric related health issues.
Speaking on the launch, Dr Prathap Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, said, “80 authors have contributed chapters for this unique book which is timely and well-conceived. I would like to laud each author for taking time out to contribute to this book, while also taking care of their patients during these very demanding times.”
Elaborating on the book, Dr Kanwar said, “ I hope this book also becomes a ready reckoner for patients and their families to get detailed information from one reliable source.”