Recommendations for the Categorization and Management of Patients with Facial Trauma During a COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic. Literature Review

2021 • Volume 15 • Issue 1

Francisco Yévenes Souper; Marlene Diaz Reiher; Francisca Donoso Hofer



Facial trauma constitutes itself a problem of relevance in highly complex hospital centers, due to the functional and aesthetic consequences that it may entail. That is why diagnosis is needed, as an assertive response and proper management of it, mostly in times of a pandemic disease like COVID-19. Different protocols were reviewed, regarding the categorization and management of this pathology, taking into account the pandemic situation that affects us. The objective of this article is to present and bring these protocols closer together, and then, be a contribution to the different professionals dedicated to facial trauma treatments at hospital centers, regarding the safety measures with the staff and also its patients.

KEY WORDS: COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2, facial trauma, protocol.


How to cite this article

YÉVENES, S. F.; DIAZ, R. M. & DONODO, H. F. Recommendations for the categorization and management of patients with facial trauma during a COVID-19 (SARSCoV-2) pandemic. Literature review. Int. J. Odontostomat., 15(1):31-35, 2021.


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