COVID-19 and Oral Diseases: How can we Manage Hospitalized and Quarantined Patients while Reducing Risks?
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Master Coordinator, Department of Head and Neck and Sensory Organs, Division of Oral Surgery and Implantology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS—Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, ITALY
Private Practice, Castrovillari, ITALY
Department of Emergency and Urgency, National Poisoning Centre, Riuniti University Hospital of Foggia, Foggia, ITALY
Department of Head and Neck and Sensory Organs, Division of Oral Surgery and Implantology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS—Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, ITALY
Ionian Department, Microbiology and Virology Lab., Policlinico University Hospital of Bari, Bari, ITALY
Professor and Head, Department of Head and Neck and Sensory Organs, Division of Oral Surgery and Implantology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS—Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, ITALY
Online publication date: 2020-04-13
Publication date: 2020-04-13
Electron J Gen Med 2020;17(6):em238
We know the importance of managing the oral health of patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the risk of acquire it in all healthcare workers. Dental pathologies are very frequent and there is a risk of facing many dental emergencies in the following weeks and months. Therefore, here we propose some simple procedures attempting to prevent them.
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