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Penn Medicine Head and Neck Cancer Service Line COVID-19 management guidelines.
Weinstein, Gregory S; Cohen, Roger; Lin, Alexander; O'Malley, Bert W; Lukens, John; Swisher-McClure, Samuel; Shanti, Rabie M; Newman, Jason G; Parhar, Harman S; Tasche, Kendall; Brody, Robert M; Chalian, Ara; Cannady, Steven; Palmer, James N; Adappa, Nithin D; Kohanski, Michael A; Bauml, Joshua; Aggarwal, Charu; Montone, Kathleen; Livolsi, Virginia; Baloch, Zubair W; Jalaly, Jalal B; Cooper, Kumarasen; Rajasekaran, Karthik; Loevner, Laurie; Rassekh, Christopher.
  • Weinstein GS; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Cohen R; Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Lin A; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • O'Malley BW; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Lukens J; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Swisher-McClure S; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Shanti RM; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Newman JG; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Parhar HS; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Tasche K; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Brody RM; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Chalian A; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Cannady S; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Palmer JN; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Adappa ND; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Kohanski MA; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Bauml J; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Aggarwal C; Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Montone K; Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Livolsi V; Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Baloch ZW; Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Jalaly JB; Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Cooper K; Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Rajasekaran K; Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Loevner L; Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Head Neck ; 42(7): 1507-1515, 2020 Jul.
Article in English | MEDLINE | ID: covidwho-614117
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1. 2019 novel coronavirus CAUSES COVID-19
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2019 novel coronavirus
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COVID-19
2. Malignant Head and Neck Neoplasm PROCESS_OF Patients
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Malignant Head and Neck Neoplasm
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PROCESS_OF
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Patients
3. Practitioner TREATS Patients
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Patients
4. 2019 novel coronavirus CAUSES COVID-19
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2019 novel coronavirus
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COVID-19
5. Malignant Head and Neck Neoplasm PROCESS_OF Patients
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Malignant Head and Neck Neoplasm
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PROCESS_OF
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Patients
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ABSTRACT

INTRODUCTION:

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus has altered the health care environment for the management of head and neck cancers. The purpose of these guidelines is to provide direction during the pandemic for rational Head and Neck Cancer management in order to achieve a medically and ethically appropriate balance of risks and benefits.

METHODS:

Creation of consensus document.

RESULTS:

The process yielded a consensus statement among a wide range of practitioners involved in the management of patients with head and neck cancer in a multihospital tertiary care health system.

CONCLUSIONS:

These guidelines support an ethical approach for the management of head and neck cancers during the COVID-19 epidemic consistent with both the local standard of care as well as the head and neck oncological literature.
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Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Main subject: Pneumonia, Viral / Infection Control / Coronavirus Infections / Pandemics / Betacoronavirus / Head and Neck Neoplasms / Medical Oncology Type of study: Diagnostic study / Clinical Practice Guide Limits: Humans Country/Region as subject: North America Language: English Journal: Head Neck Journal subject: Neoplasms Year: 2020 Document Type: Article Affiliation country: Hed.26318

Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Main subject: Pneumonia, Viral / Infection Control / Coronavirus Infections / Pandemics / Betacoronavirus / Head and Neck Neoplasms / Medical Oncology Type of study: Diagnostic study / Clinical Practice Guide Limits: Humans Country/Region as subject: North America Language: English Journal: Head Neck Journal subject: Neoplasms Year: 2020 Document Type: Article Affiliation country: Hed.26318