Paras Hospital Darbhanga is the best multi super speciality hospital in Mithilanchal to provide treatment and management of Pneumonia in Mithilanchal. India records for the highest number of pneumonia deaths in children. According to recent reports more than 3 lakh children die annually in India due to pneumonia and associated complications. The death tally in adults in also no less. Pneumonia affects both the aged elderly and children younger than 5 yrs of age. Paras Hospital Darbhanga has a well developed a Critical care unit to provide specialised care to the ailing. The Department of Pulmonology at Paras Darbhanga has pneumonia as its area of expertise and also specialises in COPD, Bronchitis, Asthma and TB management.
According to Dr Maqsood Alam, Consultant Pulmonology, Paras Hospital Darbhanga, “Pneumonia is an upper respiratory tract infection that can be caused due to bacterial and non bacterial reasons. In both cases early diagnosis and timely treatment is key. Misdiagnosis, delay in treatment and the prescription of the wrong drugs can complicate the heath conditions. In Darbhanga the above mentioned in quite common. The cold weather conditions, ignorance of the public on preventive aspects of pneumonia and the lack of specialised medical facilities complicate the situation of the patient.”
“Paras Hospital Darbhanga has a specialised critical care team and well developed infrastructure of radio- diagnosis and pathology testing. All the aspects support the clinical parameters of the doctor. Moreover the patient monitors, specialised and trained nurses are a major plus,” shares Dr Maqsood.
Dr Maqsood highlights that if you are experiencing from any of the following, it is recommended that you consult a specialist at the earliest.
- Cough, often producing mucus, also called sputum, from the lungs. Mucus may be rusty or green or tinged with blood.
- Fever, which may be less common in older adults.
- Shaking, “teeth-chattering” chills.
- Fast, often shallow, breathing and the feeling of being short of breath.
- Chest wall pain that is often made worse by coughing or breathing in.
- Fast heartbeat.
- Feeling very tired or weak.
- Nausea and vomiting.