Orthopaedics Procedures in Patients with Coronavirus Disease
Biosciences Department, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Campus Universitário UFRN - Lagoa Nova, Natal - RN, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Sebastião David Santos-Filho, Biosciences Department, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Campus Universitário UFRN - Lagoa Nova, Natal - RN, Brazil.
Received: August 08, 2020; Published: August 31, 2020
Introduction: Orthopaedics’ surgeons may not be in the front line in the fight against the viral pandemic, but the way they practice has been affected substantially. The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has severely squeezed medical performs throughout the world, especially those of infectious syndrome specialists, emergency room personnel, anaesthetists, intensivists, virologists, epidemiologists and hygienists. At the same time, researchers have also been affected.
Objective: This work pretends to show the procedures done by orthopaedics physicians in patients with coronavirus disease and to describe the reality fight by these healthy professionals.
Methods: Articles searched in PubMed with key-words Orthopaedics and Coronavirus were founded accepting the following criteria: free full text, clinical trial, meta-analysis, review, in the last year, English language, and still in MEDLINE data.
Results: The research was done on July 14th 2020 and it was founded 15 articles that comprises in the criteria cited above, but only 9 attend the goal of this article.
Conclusion: The scientific reasons for the correctly use of surgeon’s procedures and the eligibly of those procedures that it was used in some cases were presented in this work. We hope that this work will be a guide for the orthopaedic professionals.
Keywords: Orthopaedics; Surgery; Coronavirus; COVID-19; PubMed
Citation: Sebastião David Santos-Filho. “Orthopaedics Procedures in Patients with Coronavirus Disease". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 3.9 (2020): 47-53.
Copyright: © 2020 Sebastião David Santos-Filho. 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.