Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2020; 24 (9): 5155-5161

DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202005_21210

Self-protection of medical workers in ophthalmology clinic during COVID-19 epidemic

L. Hua, H. Zhu, H. Liu

Department of Ophthalmology, Jinling Hospital, General Hospital of Eastern Theater Command, Nanjing, China. liuhu66@163.com


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It has been observed that COVID-19 mainly spreads via respiratory tract, contact and digestive tract. Due to the particularity of profession, ophthalmic medical workers need to be in close contact with patients, so they have a higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. In this paper, therefore, the self-protection of medical workers in ophthalmology clinic during COVID-19 epidemic was summarized, so as to improve the occupational protection measures for medical workers in ophthalmology clinic, strengthen the self-protection awareness, and protect the safety of such a special group.

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L. Hua, H. Zhu, H. Liu
Self-protection of medical workers in ophthalmology clinic during COVID-19 epidemic

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2020
Vol. 24 - N. 9
Pages: 5155-5161
DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202005_21210