Virtual Outpatients

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Dr Satish Hulikere 
Anil Gopalakrishna
Elinor Thomason

Keywords

COVID-19, outpatient recovery, clinic capacity, video consultation, telephone clinics, remote consultation

Abstract

The new normal in the outpatient management of children.


How hospitals managed appointments throughout Covid-19, from people not attending due to fear through to taking appointments online to ensure the safety of patients and staff.

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