A quick evaluation method of nosocomial infection risk for cancer hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic

AbstractNosocomial infections caused by COVID-19 will result in the immediate closure of the infected medical facility due to the highly contagious nature of COVID-19, further worsening medical shortages. We performed a Delphi consulting study to develop a risk model based on the experience of recently resumed activities in many cancer hospitals in China. Similar method had been used in a Chinese cancer hospital and effectively reduced the nosocomial Infection. We believe that the model can quickly identify COVID-19 cluster risks for medical facilities. The evaluation model could also be integrated into the hospital ’s emergency response system in a timely manner.
Source: Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research

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