Nucl Med Mol Imaging.  2020 Aug;54(4):163-167. 10.1007/s13139-020-00660-9.

KSNM/KSID/KOSHIC Guidance for Nuclear Medicine Department Against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Nuclear Medicine, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University of Medicine (Professor), Pocheon, Republic of Korea
  • 2Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul National University BundangHospital (Professor), Seongnam,Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea
  • 3Department of Nuclear Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 4Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 5Department of Nuclear Medicine, Chosun University Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
  • 6Department of Nuclear Medicine, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 7Department ofNuclearMedicine, HanyangUniversityGuri Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 8Department of Nuclear Medicine, National Cancer Center, Goynag, Republic of Korea
  • 9Department of Nuclear Medicine, Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 10Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 11Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Eunpyeong St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 12Department of Nuclear Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Bucheon, Republic of Korea
  • 13Department of Nuclear Medicine, Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea
  • 14Department of Nuclear Medicine, Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu, Republic of Korea
  • 15Department of Nuclear Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Republic of Korea
  • 16Department of Nursing, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Republic of Korea
  • 17Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Republic of Korea
  • 18Department of Nuclear Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Republic of Korea
  • 19Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine Quality Control Committee, Bucheon, Republic of Korea

Abstract

The dramatic spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has profound impacts on every continent and life. Due to humanto-human transmission of COVID-19, nuclear medicine staffs also cannot escape the risk of infection from workplaces. Everystaff in the nuclear medicine department must prepare for and respond to COVID-19 pandemic which tailored to the characteristicsof our profession. This article provided the guidance prepared by the Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine (KSNM) incooperation with the Korean Society of Infectious Disease (KSID) and Korean Society for Healthcare-Associated InfectionControl and Prevention (KOSHIC) in managing the COVID-19 pandemic for the nuclear medicine department.We hope that thisguidance will support every practice in nuclear medicine during this chaotic period.

Keyword

Coronavirus; COVID-19; Nuclearmedicine; Prevention and control; Practice guideline
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