The effect of the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic on urology practice and anxiety scores of patients awaiting surgery


Micoogullari U., Kisa E., Yucel C., Ozbilen M. H. , Karaca E., Cakici M. C. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.75, no.8, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijcp.14201
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE

Abstract

Objective We aimed to determine the effect COVID-19 pandemic on the daily urology practice of the level 3 centre located in one of the most affected regions in Turkey. We also aimed to assess anxiety and depression levels of patients whose procedures and surgeries had to be postponed due to COVID-19-related restrictions.