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Facing COVID-19 in Ophthalmology department
Romano Mario R.
Montericcio Alessio.
Montalbano Clara.
Raimondi Raffaele.
Allegrini Davide.
Ricciardelli Gabriella.
Angi Martina.
Pagano Luca.
Romano Vito.
Acceso Abierto
Purpose To provide useful guidelines, targeted at ophthalmology professionals, to minimize COVID-19 infection of both healthcare workers and patients.Methods In this review we present updated literature merged with our experience from hospitals in Bergamo, the epicenter of the COVID-19 European outbreak.Results Non-pharmaceutical interventions, hygienic recommendations and personal protective equipment to contain viral spread as well as a suggested risk assessment for postponement of non-urgent cases should be applied in ophthalmologist activity. A triage for ophthalmic outpatient clinic is mandatory.Conclusion Ophthalmology practice should be reorganized in order to face COVID-19.
Current Eye Research
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