AHNS endocrine surgery section consensus statement on nasopharyngolaryngoscopy and clinic reopening during COVID-19: How to get back to optimal safe care

Benjamin Bleier, Alan Workman, Ciersten Burks, Alice Maxfield, Brendan C. Stack, Cherie Ann Nathan, Susan McCammon, Mark Varvares, Cecelia Schmalbach, Steven Wang, Joseph Califano, Yelizaveta Shnayder, Marion B. Gillespie, Danny Enepekides, Ian Witterick, Ivan El-Sayed, Derrick Lin, Urjeet Patel, Dennis Kraus, Gregory Randolph*

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Abstract

This article provides best practice guidelines regarding nasopharyngolaryngoscopy and OHNS clinic reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to provide evidence-based recommendations defining the risks of COVID-19 in clinic, the importance of pre-visit screening in addition to testing, along with ways to adhere to CDC guidelines for environmental, source, and engineering controls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)733-738
Number of pages6
JournalHead and Neck
Volume43
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2021

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • clinic reopening
  • consensus statement
  • nasopharyngolaryngoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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