Year: 2020 | Month: June and December | Volume 8 | Issue 1 and 2

COVID-19 in Healthcare Workers of Dedicated COVID-19 Screening OPD: A Case Series Based Study from AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Pankhuri Dudani Bharathi Arunan Vikas H. Arvind Kumar Piyush Ranjan Upendra Baitha Prayas Sethi Naveet Wig
DOI:10.30954/2277-9744.1.2019.3

Abstract:

To keep up with the current COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare infrastructure is continually changing and growing at a rapid pace. Protection of our frontline workers is of utmost priority. Here, we describe the measures taken at our tertiary care center for this purpose. A dedicated COVID-19 screening centre was setup for healthcare workers (HCW), run by frontline HCWs themselves. Over the 6 months that this OPD has run, it has catered to hundreds of HCWs, with a small number of staff themselves contracting COVID-19. The individual cases have been enumerated, and the changes implemented from lessons we learnt have been discussed.





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