Biosafety recommendations for the nephrologist in care rooms for patients with renal disease in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Hemodialysis, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Nephrologists, Return to work.

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Restrepo Valencia CA, Depine S Ángel, González Parra E, Chacón Cardona JA, Chacón T. Biosafety recommendations for the nephrologist in care rooms for patients with renal disease in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2020 Jul. 2 [cited 2024 Jul. 18];7(Supl.2). Available from:


Narrative review on the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection in health personnel and especially in nephrologists from nephrology services and hemodialysis units given the limited availability of documents in the literature on this particular topic. The scarce literature does not favor the performance of a systematic review on the mentioned topic. The development of this review includes a description of the new virus, its transmission mechanisms, the epidemiological chain and its appearance conditions on the world scene, the main aspects that favor the greater susceptibility of health personnel and especially nephrologists. Finally, recommendations are made on prevention, case management and return to work.
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