Timely adaptation of a Pediatric Unit to COVID-19 emergency in Northern Italy: the experience of Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia.

Timely adaptation of a Pediatric Unit to COVID-19 emergency in Northern Italy: the experience of Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia.

Authors

  • Viola Novelli Direzione Medica di Presidio, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Sara Cutti Direzione Medica di Presidio, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Alba Muzzi Direzione Medica di Presidio, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Carlo Marena Direzione Medica di Presidio, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Giuseppina Grugnetti UOC Servizio Tecnico e Riabilitativo Aziendale, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Antonio Triarico Direzione Sanitaria, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Carlo Nicora Direzione Generale, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Alessandro Venturi Presidenza, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Amelia Licari Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
  • Gian Luigi Marseglia Pediatric Clinic Department of Pediatrics, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
  • Grazia Bossi Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Ilaria Brambilla Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Silvia Caimmi Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Riccardo Castagnoli Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Maria De Filippo Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Luciana Delle Piane Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Lucia Iozzi Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Daniela Montagna Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force
  • Martina Votto Clinica Pediatrica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; COVID-19 IRCCS San Matteo Pavia Pediatric Task Force

Keywords:

severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, coronavirus disease 2019, children, management, hospital.

Abstract

Italy is one of the most exposed countries worldwide to COVID-19, and Lombardy is the most affected region in Italy. In this context, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia, one of the largest University hospitals in the region, has been involved in the management of the outbreak since its inception. Immediately after the communication of the first Italian COVID-19+ patient, the Pediatric Unit has been completely reorganized to face the approaching outbreak. The optimization of the Pediatric Unit resources for COVID-19 emergency is reported as an example to safely preserve health activity during the pandemic.

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15-09-2020

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Timely adaptation of a Pediatric Unit to COVID-19 emergency in Northern Italy: the experience of Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia. . Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2020 Sep. 15 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];91(11-S):e2020004. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/10300

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