publication . Article . 2021

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic and Strategies for Resumption of Activities During the Second Wave of the Pandemic: A Report From Eight Paediatric Hospitals From the ECHO Network

Giuseppe Indolfi; Giuseppe Indolfi; Micol Stivala; Matteo Lenge; Ruben Diaz Naderi; Ruben Diaz Naderi; Jennifer McIntosh; Jennifer McIntosh; Ricard Casadevall Llandrich; Joe Gannon; ...
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  • Published: 26 Apr 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 9 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
<jats:p>The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic impacted the organization of paediatric hospitals. This study aimed to evaluate the preparedness for the pandemic among a European network of children's hospitals and to explore the strategies to restart health care services. A cross-sectional, web-based survey was distributed in May 2020 to the 13 children's tertiary care hospitals belonging to the European Children's Hospitals Organisation. Responses were obtained from eight hospitals (62%). Significant reductions were observed in accesses to the emergency departments (41.7%), outpatient visits (35.7%), intensive and non-int...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, SARS-CoV-2, preparedness, restart, COVID-19, children, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270, 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health, Public Health, Brief Research Report
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