Consenting in cardiac surgery during COVID‐19: Are the risks quantifiable?

  title={Consenting in cardiac surgery during COVID‐19: Are the risks quantifiable?},
  author={A. Shafi and A. Harky},
  journal={Journal of Cardiac Surgery},
Coronavirus disease‐2019 (COVID‐19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 resulted in a global public health crisis and was declared a pandemic on the 21st of March 2020 by the WHO. With over 15 million confirmed cases and over 600 000 deaths, COVID‐19 is one of the worst medical crises of the 21st century. The unprecedented impact on healthcare systems with the sudden demand on resources, including critical care capacity, ventilators, and personal protective equipment… Expand
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