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Revista Virtual de la Sociedad Paraguaya de Medicina Interna

On-line version ISSN 2312-3893


OVELAR VAIDA, Jazmín Dahiana; SIERRA SALDIVAR, Amanda; SOBARZO, Patricia  and  PERALTA GIMENEZ, Ruth María. Guide for the protection and circulation of health personnel and patients in hospitalized patients rooms of the Medical Clinic Service, National. Rev. virtual Soc. Parag. Med. Int. [online]. 2020, vol.7, n.2, pp.80-95. ISSN 2312-3893.

The 2019 SARS-CoV2 coronavirus disease is an emerging infection, to date the pathogenic potential and transmission dynamics are not completely clear. For this reason it is necessary to maintain and strengthen biosecurity measures within health facilities. They include guidelines on the movement of people within the hospital from their arrival to their final destination, whether they are officials, health personnel, patients and their companions, with the sole purpose of protecting each other and preventing the spread of SARS- CoV2. The objective of this review is to summarize the extensive bibliography available to determine the key points in the protection and circulation of patients hospitalized in the rooms of the Medical Clinic Service of the National Hospital in order to avoid the spread of SARS-CoV2.

Keywords : containment of biohazards; SARS virus; coronavirus; severe acute respiratory syndrome; health personnel; patient isolation.

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