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MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.

Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari.

Abstract
The pandemic 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection has presented dire situation to oral surgeons. All-encompassing precaution has to be taken to lessen person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 and it supports to control this massive outbreak. Oral and maxillofacial surgical intervention carries high risk due to concomitant use of powered instruments and subsequently it produces aerosol which is considered to be highly infectious agent. Due to unprecedented nature of diseases, this current article reviews only recent publications and qualities of evidence were limited. This data were explored using electronic databases such as PubMed and Google Scholar and up-to-date reports from major health bodies are Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and major national oral surgery associations. The aim of this review article is to provide a comprehensive review regarding severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infectious diseases and COVID-19 impact on head and neck surgeries. It describes about contingency management, provision of emergency life threatening situation and protective measures for oral surgeons through currently available data and literature

Key words: COVID-19, head and neck surgeries, PPE, aerosol management


 
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Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari. MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 3592-3600. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426


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Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari. MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=124441 [Access: September 14, 2020]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426


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Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari. MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 3592-3600. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426



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Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari. MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.. JCR. (2020), [cited September 14, 2020]; 7(19): 3592-3600. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426



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Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari (2020) MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.. JCR, 7 (19), 3592-3600. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426



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Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari. 2020. MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 3592-3600. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426



Chicago Style

Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari. "MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 3592-3600. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari. "MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.19 (2020), 3592-3600. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Dr.A.Mathan Mohan, Dr.M.Bhuvaneswari (2020) MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERIES DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC: PRACTICAL STRATEGY.. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 3592-3600. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.426