Kshitija R Pathak*
Department of ENT and HNS, Ashwini Rural Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, Kumbhari, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Kshitija R Pathak, Department of ENT and HNS, Ashwini Rural Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, Kumbhari, Solapur, Maharashtra, India.
Received: April 12, 2021; Published: May 05, 2021
Purpose of this article is to give a gross idea that how COVID pandemic has affected the Otorhinolaryngology OPD in last few months and how we have adopted new practices in ENT OPD. This study consists of general presentation of patients coming to investigator in ENT OPD, detection rate of RAT and RTPCR tests and general measures that were taken during COVID era and how we have modified our OPD setup accordingly. Also, we have described about the general measures that were taken during this study period which was from May 2020 to February 2021 in Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College and Ashwini Rural Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, Solapur.
Keywords: COVID-19; URTI; Detection Rate; Anosmia
Citation: Kshitija R Pathak. “Otorhinolaryngology Department during COVID-19 Scenario”. Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.6 (2021): 02-05.
Copyright: © 2020 Kshitija R Pathak. 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.