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Title: Hospital Preparedness for Outbreak at Patan Hospital: Lesson Learnt from COVID-19
Authors: Shrestha, Ashis
Rajbhandari, Piyush
Bajracharya, Sumana
Citation: ShresthaA., RajbhandariP., & BajracharyaS. (2020). Hospital Preparedness for Outbreak at Patan Hospital: Lesson Learnt from COVID-19. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 18(1), 142-143.
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Nepal Health Research Council
Keywords: COVID-19
Hospital preparedness
Series/Report no.: Jan-Mar 2020;
Abstract: Abstract Patan Academy of Health Sciences started preparedness for COVID-19 in response to increasing number of patient in neighboring country. Outbreak preparedness in resource limited setup is challenging. Despite this, preparedness was done in reference to WHO interim guidance utilizing best available resources. During this preparedness, one patient was isolated as suspected COVID-19. This paper presents level of preparedness achieved with the limited resources and the lesson learned while isolating the patient. Keywords: COVID-19; Disaster; hospital preparedness
Description: Viewpoint
ISSN: Print ISSN: 1727-5482; Online ISSN: 1999-6217
Appears in Collections:Vol. 18 No. 1 (2020): Vol. 18 No. 1 Issue 46 Jan-Mar 2020

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