COVID-19 and Practice of Orthopaedic Surgery: Pakistan PerspectiveJournal: Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (Vol.32, No. 04)
Publication Date: 2021-.01-0
Authors : Sateesh Pal Jai Kershan Imran Ishaque;
Page : 185-188
Keywords : COVID-19; Coronavirus disease; Orthopaedic; Pandemic;
The Global pandemic of COVID-19 has affected the health care system worldwide. Hospitals in Pakistan are getting overcrowded with COVID-19 patients and healthcare workers are getting infected with virus in increased numbers leading to shortage of hospital workforce. Orthopedic practice needs to be adjusted accordingly to maintain safety of health care workers and conserve hospital resources while maintaining continuity of care to patients with musculoskeletal problems. This article discusses the challenges to Orthopaedic practice in Pakistan in this pandemic and their solutions that may also apply to other specialties.
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