2020, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part G
Protection of the COVID-19 warriors
AUTHOR(S): Karishma Chhabra, Shveta Sood, Naresh Sharma, Akshara Singh and Sankalp Nigam
ABSTRACT:COVID-19," or "Coronavirus Disease 2019” is a viral disease causing lower respiratory infections, which has emerged as a worldwide serious threat to public health. The clinical signs of the COVID-19 may shift, contingent upon seriousness, going from non-pneumonia and gentle pneumonia in mild cases, breathing difficulty, respiratory recurrence ≥ 30/min, blood oxygen immersion (SpO2) ≤ 93%, PaO2/FiO2 proportion or P/F [the proportion between the pulse of the oxygen (incomplete weight of oxygen, PaO2) and the level of oxygen provided (part of motivated oxygen, FiO2)] < 300, as well as lung penetrates > half inside 24 to 48 hours, in extreme cases, and respiratory disappointment, septic stun, or potentially various organ brokenness (MOD) or disappointment (MOF), in critical cases. Due to close proximity with the infected patients, healthcare workers are the the most vulnerable persons, physically as well as psychologically. This paper aims to discuss about the safety measures required by healthcare workers for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, as well as techniques for relieving psycholocial burden for healthcare workers.
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How to cite this article:
Karishma Chhabra, Shveta Sood, Naresh Sharma, Akshara Singh, Sankalp Nigam. Protection of the COVID-19 warriors. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2020;6(2):455-464.