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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 14  |  Page : 120-124

Tough times and Miles to go before we sleep- Corona warriors

1 Department of Anaesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Science, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, Banur, Patiala, Punjab, India
3 Department of Anaesthesiology and In Charge Pain Management Centre, Pt BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
4 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Narmada Trauma Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
5 Department of Anaesthesiology, Pt BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Bhavna Gupta
Department of Anaesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Science, Rishikesh - 249 203, Uttarakhand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ija.IJA_565_20

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The world has changed due to COVID-19 pandemic. Global spread of COVID-19 has overwhelmed all health systems and has incurred widespread social and economic disruption. The authorities are struggling to ramp up the healthcare systems to overcome it. Anaesthesiologists are facing long duty hours, have fear of bringing disease home to their families, being companion to critically ill patients on long term life support, being on front line of this pandemic crisis, may take toll on all aspects of health of corona warriors- physical, mental, social as well as the emotional.At this juncture, we must pause and ask this question to ourselves, “Buried under stress, are we okay?”

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