Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals
Open Access

ISSN: 1948-5964

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N. El Idrissi Slitine

Childhood Health and Development Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University Cadi Ayyad Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco

  • Short Communication   
    Pediatric Teleconsultation in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Author(s): F. Bennaoui*, S. El Moussaoui, N. El Idrissi Slitine and F.M.R Maoulainine

    Three billion individuals worldwide are currently confined to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In this context, since physical examinations are less present. Teleconsultation is the delivery of health care services using the phone, information or communication technology. In the current pandemic scenario, teleconsultation can supplement health-care delivery in the absence of in-person visit. Our study aimed to assess the efficiency and security of teleconsultation with only a smartphone to manage the flow of pediatric emergencies in Morocco. This prospective observational cohort study was conducted on the first 500 patients, who received a teleconsultation by contacting pediatricians by smartphone, using audio, videos or photos, during two months April and May 2020, the patients were calling from all Morocco. The average of age was 2 years and 4 months with extremes r.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/1948-5964.21.s18.003

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