publication . Article . 2021

The Many Faces of Covid-19 at a Glance: A University Hospital Multidisciplinary Account From Milan, Italy

Priori, A.; Baisi, A.; Banderali, G.; Biglioli, F.; Bulfamante, G.; Canevini, M.P.; Cariati, M.; Carugo, S.; Cattaneo, M.; Cerri, A.; ...
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  • Published: 08 Jan 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
<jats:p>In March 2020, northern Italy became the second country worldwide most affected by Covid-19 and the death toll overtook that in China. Hospital staff soon realized that Covid-19 was far more severe than expected from the few data available at that time. The Covid-19 pandemic forced hospitals to adjust to rapidly changing circumstances. We report our experience in a general teaching hospital in Milan, the capital of Lombardy, the most affected area in Italy. First, we briefly describe Lombardy's regional Covid-19-related health organizational changes as well as general hospital reorganization. We also provide a multidisciplinary report of the main clinica...
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free text keywords: psychology, gynecology, neurology, pathology, internal medicine, infectious diseases respiratory medicine, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, COVID-19; gynecology; infectious diseases respiratory medicine; internal medicine; neurology; pathology; psychology, Settore MED/09 - Medicina Interna, Settore MED/44 - Medicina del Lavoro, Settore MED/41 - Anestesiologia, Settore MED/18 - Chirurgia Generale, Settore MED/29 - Chirurgia Maxillofacciale, Settore MED/31 - Otorinolaringoiatria, Public Health, Community Case Study, COVID-19, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Multidisciplinary approach, University hospital, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Death toll, China, Medical emergency, medicine.disease, Pandemic, General hospital
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