Dental services during the COVID-19 pandemic: A tertiary care hospital experience
Dental-oral, Maxillo-facial Surgery
The Aga Khan University is the largest tertiary care hospital in the biggest metropolis of Pakistan, in this paper six weeks of experience during the COVID-19 pandemic is shared, we will discuss the measures that were taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 amongst dental health care providers (DHCPS) and provide a neoteric workflow for the provision of safe dental care as dental services move towards normalcy. Furthermore topic such as fit testing, contact tracing, employee health and training are discussed and experience of such measures is shared. It is hoped that till the time new evidence based data is generated these communications may help spread awareness to help setup clinical protocols for other tertiary care settings.
Special Care in Dentistry
(2020). Dental services during the COVID-19 pandemic: A tertiary care hospital experience. Special Care in Dentistry.
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