COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE DATA ON THE INFLUENCE OF THE SARS-COV-2 PANDEMIC ON BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION AND THE PROTOCOLS ADOPTED IN BRAZIL BETWEEN MAY AND JUNE 2020
Keywords:SARS-CoV-2, bone marrow transplantation, protocols
This is an observational and cross-sectional study, carried out in May 2020, targeting adult individuals of both sexes who are members of multiprofessional teams working in Brazilian HSCT units in the current period of the pandemic by completing and analyzing a questionnaire. pre-formulated. HSCT units that cannot access the questionnaire were excluded from the study. The analysis of the operation profile of HSCT units in Brazil, through the application of a pre-structured questionnaire, is not an accurate tool, since it assumes some premises that may prove to be wrong, especially in this current scenario in Brazil. However, the data reveal the vulnerability of patients with onco-hematological diseases to infection by COVID-19, especially during HSCT procedures, in relation to the general population. Despite its limitations, it can be valuable to plan policies.