research product . 2021

Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the workflow of endoscopy units

Resál, Tamás; Bor, Renáta; Szántó, Kata Judit; Fábián, Anna; Rutka, Mariann; Sacco, Marco; Ribaldone, Davide Guiseppe; Molander, Pauliina; Nancey, Stephane; Kopylov, Uri; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Country: Hungary
Abstract
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic poses a challenge to healthcare. Staff and patients are at increased risk during an examination or intervention, so certain restrictions ought to be introduced. Hence, we aimed to measure the effect of the pandemic on endoscopy units in real-life settings.This was an observational, cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study, carried out between 7 April and 15 June 2020. Responds came from many countries, and the participation was voluntary. The survey contained 40 questions, which evaluated the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the endoscopy units and assessed the infection control.A total of 312 questionnaires w...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
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