SPECIFIC SAFETY MEASURES NEEDS TO BE TAKEN BY RADIOLOGISTS AND TECHNOLOGISTS IN SUSPECTED COVID-19 PATIENTS

Shehzad Khan, Surraya Halimi, Shah Abbas, Muhammad Nadeem, Shah Babar, Sanyya Hadi, Wajeeha Shahid

Abstract


The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Since then, this extremely transmissible COVID-19 has been spreading across the globe, with a fast rise in the amount of diseases. Novel COVID-19–infection is characterized by fatigue, fever, dry dyspnea and cough. The lot of testing features with respect to radiology and technology departments has been reported alike to other kinds of coronavirus syndromes existed in the past like SARS and MERS. The aim of the current review is to briefly deliberate the recognized precautionary and curative measures of coronavirus disorders for clinical and medical experts with a concentration on the recommended ways by global experiences. Furthermore, the author’s appraisal safety and precautionary measures for radiology and clinical department workforces to accomplish patients with confirmed and suspected COVID-19. Application of the vigorous plans in the respective divisions is mandatory to prevent more viral transmissions to the patients and staff followers.


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