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Prevention and treatment system of novel coronavirus infection in medical and health institutions: experience in West China Hospital of Sichuan University
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  1. Qiao Zhou1,
  2. He Yu1,
  3. Zong-An Liang1,
  4. Rong Yao2,
  5. Feng-Ming Luo1,
  6. Dan Liu1,
  7. Ting Wang1,
  8. Zhong Ni1,
  9. Ce-Jun Zhong3,
  10. Xiao-Dong Jin4
  1. 1 Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  2. 2 Emergency Department, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  3. 3 Infectious Disease Department, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  4. 4 Department of Intensive Care Unit, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  1. Correspondence to Dr Zong-An Liang, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China; liangza{at}scu.edu.cn

Abstract

The novel coronavirus infection broke out in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and progressed to a global pandemic. We describe the measures taken by West China Hospital of Sichuan University to address the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the infection.

  • clinical management
  • emergency care systems
  • epidemiology
  • infectious diseases, viral

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Footnotes

  • QZ and HY are joint first authors.

  • Handling editor Edward Carlton

  • QZ and HY contributed equally.

  • Contributors QZ and HY contributed equally to this work and are co-first authors. Z-AL is the corresponding author. Other authors had experience of resisting COVID-19 infection. ZQ and YH contributed equally to this work and should be considered co-first authors Z-AL is the correspondence author of this review. Other authors have self-experience in resisting novel coronavirus infection.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Novel Coronavirus Emergency Projects of Sichuan Science and Technology Office (grant No 2020YFS0005, grant No 2020YFS0009).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient and public involvement Patients and/or the public were not involved in the design, or conduct, or reporting, or dissemination plans of this research.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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