It Could Be Worse But It Should Be Better: COVID-19 and The Lebanese Radiology Departments Preparedness.

Ali Kanj, Ibrahim Ghosn, Antoine Haddad, Aline Geara, Assaad Mohanna, Bassam Samak, Charbel Mourad, Daniel Mahfoud, Jean Abi-Ghosn, Joe el-Khoury, Karen Nicolas, Marwan Haddad, Nabil Helou, Ahmad Abdallah, Georges Rouhana

Abstract


An unprecedented sanitary challenge is threatening human beings due to COVID-19 pandemic. There is no light at the end of the tunnel concerning treatment and worries from a possible second wave start to arise even before the end of the first one. We conducted a multicenter study to reassess the different aspects of radiology departments’ preparedness in Lebanon stating the points of strength and more importantly depicting the points of weakness. Lessons were then extracted to be more prepared for possible future similar circumstances.


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COVID-19, Radiology departments, Preparedness, Infection control.

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