ResearchBib Share Your Research, Maximize Your Social Impacts
Sign for Notice Everyday Sign up >> Login

COVID-19 and Practice of Orthopaedic Surgery: Pakistan Perspective

Journal: Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (Vol.32, No. 04)

Publication Date:

Authors : ;

Page : 185-188

Keywords : COVID-19; Coronavirus disease; Orthopaedic; Pandemic;

Source : Downloadexternal Find it from : Google Scholarexternal


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.

Last modified: 2021-02-17 16:32:24