• shareshare
  • link
  • cite
  • add
Powered by OpenAIRE graph
Found an issue? Give us feedback
Other research product . Other ORP type . 2021

COVID-19 radiology CT personnel management

Savaş, Recep; Özdemir, Halil İbrahim; Özbek, Süha Süreyya;
Open Access
Published: 01 Jan 2021
Country: Turkey

A new coronavirus outbreak called COVID-19 started in December 2019. In Turkey, the first casewas reported on 10 March 2020. In this article, information will be given about the patient andstaff management and organization that we have implemented in the Radiology Departmentof our hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. The rules we followed were: 1- Performing theexaminations of COVID-19 patients and suspects with a CT device isolated from other patients;2- Reducing the unnecessary workload in imaging modalities other than CT, emergency radiography, and emergency ultrasonography; 3- Directing and managing patients and their relativesin accordance with the mask and distancing rules; 4- Disinfecting the device with an appropriatedisinfectant after each patient in order to prevent cross-contamination; 5- Protecting the entiretechnician team from infection by employing one week work, two weeks off shifts of fixed teams;6- Ensuring adequate ventilation of the gantry room. Adhering to the above rules, no infectionspread was reported from the Radiology department and especially the COVID-19 CT unit.

Related Organizations
Powered by OpenAIRE graph
Found an issue? Give us feedback
Related to Research communities
Download from