Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Editorial Volume 3 Issue 6

COVID 19 and its Impact on Orthopaedic Practice

Nithin Sunku*

Consultant Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon at Global Hospital and Research Centre (GHRC), India

*Corresponding Author: Nithin Sunku, Consultant Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon at Global Hospital and Research Centre (GHRC), India.

Received: April 16, 20; Published: May 02, 2020

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 Recent outbreak of COVID 19 [Coronavirus] during early 2020 has caused a pandemic with 2 million positive cases (by Mid-April 2020) with hundred thousands of people dying in over 210 countries raised an alarm in health care field. This resulted in change of the practice among all specialities. Orthopaedic practice changed and many guidelines were framed to make sure both surgeon and patient are safe and not infected by this novel coronavirus.

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Citation

Citation: Nithin Sunku. “COVID 19 and its Impact on Orthopaedic Practice". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 3.6 (2020): 01-02.




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