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Table 2 Knowledge of Lebanese hospital pharmacists related to COVID-19

From: Assessing knowledge, attitude, practice, and preparedness of hospital pharmacists in Lebanon towards COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study

Questions N = 81(%)
Which of the following is true about COVID-19? *  
Person to person transmission can occur by droplets
Transmission can be airborne
▪ Most common symptoms include fever, diarrhea, and dyspnea
▪ I do not know
100%
33 (40.7%)
62 (76.5%)
0
What are the steps to take to protect yourself? *  
▪ Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 10 s
Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 s
Avoid close contact; put a distance with other people (1.5–2 m)
Wear a facemask and stay home if you have any respiratory symptom
2 (2.5%)
79 (97.5%)
80 (98.8%)
74 (91.4%)
Which of the below products are you recommending to patients to disinfect?  
Alcohol 60%
Alcohol 70%
▪ Alcohol 95%
13 (16.0%)
80 (98.8%)
13 (16.0%)
Indicate which of these options can be used to treat COVID 19 to date? *  
Acetaminophen
▪ -steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
▪ Corticosteroids
Symptomatic respiratory relief (inhalers)
Lopinavir/ritonavir (initially for HIV)
Chloroquine/remdesivir in combination
Tocilizumab (initially for rheumatoid arthritis)
69 (85.2%)
1 (1.2%)
7 (8.6%)
47 (58.0%)
61 (75.3%)
29 (35.8%)
53 (65.4%)
Intravenous high dose vitamin C is recommended for COVID 19 treatment?  
True
▪ False
▪ I do not know
29 (35.8%)
32 (39.5%)
20 (24.7%)
  1. Correct answers in bold
  2. *More than one answer can be correct