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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 56234
Country/Territory Italy
Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Opinion Review
Article Title How an endoscopy unit was converted to an intensive care unit during COVID-19 emergency?
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Vincenzo Giorgio Mirante, Giorgio Mazzi, Gerolamo Bevivino, Francesca Parmeggiani, Giorgio Iori, Giuliana Sereni, Veronica Iori and Romano Sassatelli
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Vincenzo Giorgio Mirante, MD, Doctor, Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Azienda USL-IRCCS di Reggio Emilia, No. 80 Viale Risorgimento, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy. v.mirante@libero.it
Keywords COVID-19; Digestive endoscopy; Intensive care unit; Gastroenterology; SARS-CoV-2; Endoscopy unit
Core Tip In this article, we report our experience in a heavily coronavirus disease 19 affected area. Within our Endoscopy Unit, structural and organizational changes have been required after the spread of the disease to temporarily increase the capacity of the intensive care unit. Moreover, specific procedures concerning the management and paths dedicated to patients have been adopted. Finally, appropriate behavioral strategies have been established for healthcare professionals. The effectiveness of these measures has been certified by the absence of infected personnel.
Citation Mirante VG, Mazzi G, Bevivino G, Parmeggiani F, Iori G, Sereni G, Iori V, Sassatelli R. How an endoscopy unit was converted to an intensive care unit during COVID-19 emergency? World J Gastroenterol 2020; In press
Received
2020-05-06 20:40
Peer-Review Started
2020-05-06 20:41
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Return for Revision
2020-05-15 17:51
Revised
2020-05-22 16:36
Second Decision
2020-07-28 12:03
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2020-07-30 05:31
Articles in Press
2020-07-30 05:31
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Open Access This article is an open-access article that was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. It is distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
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Science Editor Le Zhang
Reviewer Code 02551224, 00038617, 02551224, and 00038617
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Company Chief Editor Lian-Sheng Ma
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