What is it about?

This article explains the organized pandemic response needed from the department in the various stages of a pandemic to aid in its mitigation along with the management of the specialty emergencies.

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Why is it important?

An integrated pragmatic approach is needed for a coordinated response in a pandemic scenario for better utilization of the sources available at our disposal.


By drafting this protocol we have made a unified attempt to devise a strategic plan to combat both the pandemic scenarios and the specialty care.

Dr Sathish Muthu
Government Hospital, Velayuthampalayam, Karur, TN, India.

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This page is a summary of: Pandemic response protocol of a non-frontline specialty in a multispecialty tertiary health care centre—a pilot model in orthopaedics, International Orthopaedics, May 2020, Springer Science + Business Media,
DOI: 10.1007/s00264-020-04622-w.
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