Covid-19 Imaging Austerity: Coming Back From the Pandemic

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis in healthcare. Adult institutions have been flooded with Covid-19 patients and their radiology departments have significantly reduced their throughput of elective imaging studies. Although children appear to be less clinically-affected by Covid-19, pediatric imaging has also been severely constrained by staff shortages and infection control considerations. As a result, adult and pediatric radiology departments across the world are in the midst of enforced imaging austerity, with ongoing wholescale deferral and rescheduling of planned imaging.

Covid-19 Imaging Austerity: Coming Back From the Pandemic
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