Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India


The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been universal and swift in
its spread. As orthopaedic surgeons, for the most of us this timeframe has reduced our
activity to emergency and trauma cases only, with virtual outpatient clinics and no elective
surgeries. With some of the common deformity problems including clubfoot etc, which
comprises a large number of children in the developing world, the management has been
deferred, without any regional and national guidelines being framed. Updated guidelines
relating to the management of clubfoot patients, in which parents can safely consult
with the orthopaedic surgeon and physical rehabilitation specialists will allow them to
cope with this unprecedented situation. We revisit the current scenario and the possible
management protocol in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. 


Main Subjects

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