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null Rapporto ISS COVID-19 n. 62/2020 English version - Indications for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infections in hospices and home palliative care. Version of December 15, 2020

Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Indications for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infections in hospices and home palliative care. Version of December 15, 2020.
Fortunato “Paolo” D’Ancona, Claudia Isonne, Lorenza Lia, Alberto Mateo Urdiales, Graziano Onder, Nicola Vanacore, Maria Donata Bellentani, Anna Caraglia, Alessia D’Alisera, Jessica Iera, Michela Sabbatucci, Marco Spizzichino, Franca Benini, Massimo Pizzuto, Gianlorenzo Scaccabarozzi, Gianluca Pucciarelli
2020, 13 p. Rapporto ISS COVID-19 n. 62/2020 – English version

This document proposes indications for the prevention and management of SARS-CoV-2 infections in hospices and home-based palliative care. These are part of the services provided by the National Health System and it is necessary to provide organizational measures capable of coping with the COVID-19 emergency. The document provides information on how to regulate the access of visitors to hospice facilities, on the management of patients, on management of health personnel, on communication between the patient and the family and on the overall organization and management of hospice facilities during a pandemic. Specific guidelines are provided for pediatric hospice facilities and for home-based palliative care.

Pubblicato il 22/12/2020