By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : August 02, 2020, 05:10
Duration : 01:31
ICMR plans national registery of Covid-19 patients across the country
ICMR is planning to set up a registry of hospitalised Covid-19 patients across the country to collect real time data which will help improve treatment outcomes, analyse trends in the progression of the pandemic and calibrate response. The ICMR in collaboration with the health ministry and the AIIMS is planning to set up the National Clinical Registry which will help researchers and policy makers understand effectiveness of investigational therapies, adverse effects taking place and generate evidence for improving the treatment of Covid-19 patients.The aim is to collect data of the hospitalised COVID-19 patients like clinical and laboratory features, their demographics, comorbidities, treatment outcomes, complications in all age groups among others.