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COVID 19 - An Indian Perspective
  • Bashi Velayudhan,
  • Mohammed Idhrees
Bashi Velayudhan
SRM Institutes for Medical Science Vadapalani

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Mohammed Idhrees
SRM Institutes for Medical Science Vadapalani
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Abstract Lockdown, quarantine, self-isolation, personal protection equipment, social distancing have become words of daily usage ever since the world health organisation declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. The impact of COVID 19 extends over the medical field, economy, education and politics. Though the knowledge of the virus is evolving, we are yet to find a solution. India, country with the 2nd largest population, went into a phase of lockdown from 25th March 2020 to 31st May 2020. There was phased measure to “Unlock” starting from1st June 2020. This has affected the clinical practise and training of the resident. The challenges faced during this unprecedented time are multi-faceted which includes overcrowding, health care system, educational background. Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons kept continuing the educational program through a series of “Masterclass”.
24 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
24 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
24 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
31 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
03 Sep 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
05 Sep 20201st Revision Received
21 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
21 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
24 Oct 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
24 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
24 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
May 2021Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery volume 36 issue 5 on pages 1713-1716. 10.1111/jocs.15203