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RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 262-264


Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?

Faheem Khan, Ammara Naveed, Rashid Abdullah Masud Khan.

Abstract
Objective: To identify the current practice parameters and apprehensions of medical fraternity.
Methodology: This cross sectional survey was conducted by using online Google forms. A total of 119 participants completed the form and were included in the analysis. Brief questionnaire constituted of nine questions to explore current crisis and future apprehensions about non-COVID-19 patients. SPSS version 23 was used for data analysis.
Results: Among 119 participants, majority (77%) were from Pakistan. Medicine and allied were in the highest number (67%) followed by surgical colleagues (18%). Around 41% reported to close their clinical services during pandemic and 69% started providing online services, including those (36%) who were providing both i,e, face-to-face and online. A significant number of physicians (72%) believed that non-COVID patients were suffering these days and around (76%) apprehended that patient’s health may have deteriorated due to lack of care.
Conclusion: Care of non-COVID patients has compromised and immediate actions are needed to halt further decline. A separate place of care for COVID-19 patients, utilization of technology, home visits and gradual opening of OPDs with strict SOP compliance is needed.

Key words: Non-COVID, COVID-19, Pandemic.


 
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Khan F, Naveed A, Khan RAM. Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 262-264.


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Khan F, Naveed A, Khan RAM. Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=126002 [Access: May 20, 2022].


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Khan F, Naveed A, Khan RAM. Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 262-264.



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Khan F, Naveed A, Khan RAM. Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?. RMJ. (2022), [cited May 20, 2022]; 47(2): 262-264.



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Khan, F., Naveed, . A. & Khan, . R. A. M. (2022) Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?. RMJ, 47 (2), 262-264.



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Khan, Faheem, Ammara Naveed, and Rashid Abdullah Masud Khan. 2022. Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 262-264.



Chicago Style

Khan, Faheem, Ammara Naveed, and Rashid Abdullah Masud Khan. "Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 262-264.



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Khan, Faheem, Ammara Naveed, and Rashid Abdullah Masud Khan. "Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?." Rawal Medical Journal 47.2 (2022), 262-264. Print.



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Khan, F., Naveed, . A. & Khan, . R. A. M. (2022) Physician’s perspective on delivery of care to chronically ill non-COVID-19 patients: Is there a crisis in waiting?. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 262-264.








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