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VOLUME 24 , ISSUE S5 ( November, 2020 ) > List of Articles

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Reprint: Airway Management and Related Procedures in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients: Position Statement of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine

Deepak Govil, Subhal B Dixit, Dhruva Chaudhry, Palepu BN Gopal, Arindam Kar

Keywords : Aerosol, Airway, COVID-19, Droplets, Extubation, Intubation, Nebulization, Tracheostomy, Videolaryngoscopy

Citation Information :

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23471

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-11-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has affected nearly all nations globally. The highly contagious nature of the disease puts the healthcare workers at high risk of acquiring infection, especially while handling airway and performing aerosol-generating procedures. The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, through this position paper, aims to provide guidance for safe airway management to all healthcare workers dealing with airway in COVID-19 patients.


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