Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Mini Review Article Volume 5 Issue 7

Gastroenterology Clinic and Related Challenges in Covid Era-Mini Review Article

Keron Akintola Ayodele Blair1, Precious Pedersen2, Mahnoor Aitzaz Khan3, Syed Sami Iqbal Ahmed3, Ahmed Abdullah4, Ibrahim Khalil3, Adnan Ali5, Masooma Afridi6, Muhammad Usman Sharif3, Huda Ijaz7, Fatima Saqib Rashid3, Nadeem Iqbal8* and Amna Khan9

1American International School of Medicine, Georgetown, Guyana
2Windsor University School of Medicine, Saint Kitts and Nevis
3Shifa College of Medicine, Pakistan
4King Edward Medical University, Pakistan
5Latin American School of Medicine, Cuba
6Islamabad Medical and Dental College, Islamabad
7Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
8Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute Lahore, Pakistan
9United Medical & Dental College, Karachi

*Corresponding Author: Nadeem Iqbal, Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute Lahore, Pakistan.

Received: June 13, 2022; Published:


The COVID-19 pandemic had profound effect on the healthcare dynamics and operational activities. This also involved the much important department of Gastroenterology care. Adapting safe distancing measures for outdoor patient care, such as modification of waiting areas to create safe distancing between patients, reduction of crowding in closed areas, managing judiciously the waiting times and motivating patients to wait outside premises of the hospital or clinic wherever feasible. Most effective tool can be the telemedicine consultations made by video phone calls.

The aim of this review was to delve into this important aspect in the current literature on both the direct repercussions of catching COVID-19 on the delivery of quality services in Gastroenterology clinics during the restrictions of pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19; Gastroenterology Care; Pandemic; Telemedicine


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Citation: Nadeem Iqbal., et al. “Gastroenterology Clinic and Related Challenges in Covid Era-Mini Review Article". Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 5.7 (2022): 00-00.


Copyright: © 2022 Nadeem Iqbal., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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