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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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JALDIN-VASQUEZ, Juan Pablo; ORTIZ-FLORES, Nicolas; PAZ-ROMAN, Carlos Alberto  and  MAURICIO, Peña-Rodríguez. Covid-19: a remote assessment for pediatric patients . Gac Med Bol [online]. 2020, vol.43, n.2, pp.190-199. ISSN 1012-2966.

In China at the end of 2019, this new disease called SARS-CoV-2 was made known, multiple world centers in charge of public health, including the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Atlanta USA and the world health organization (WHO), published different classifications according to each age group, with more emphasis on the pediatric population. Comparative risk in adults/children. In addition to the results of laboratory tests (Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and antibodies). And later its treatment is denoted according to the case and the severity. Where, due to the demand of patients, technological tools are resorted to through “Teleconsultation”, recommended by the WHO. In this review article, multiple clinical concepts typical of the disease in children, imaging, type of presentation of the disease including risk factors are proposed. Criteria for hospitalization and treatment. Biosecurity measures, isolation, and medical supervision. And as a pillar of Telemedicine Care in the COVID-19 era.

Keywords : COVID-19; children; pediatrics.

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