Corpus ID: 218906984

You Need a Plan: A Stepwise Protocol for Operating Room Preparedness During an Infectious Pandemic.

@article{Arora2020YouNA,
  title={You Need a Plan: A Stepwise Protocol for Operating Room Preparedness During an Infectious Pandemic.},
  author={V. Arora and C. Evans and L. Langdale and Alex M. Lee},
  journal={Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS},
  year={2020},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={
          212-218
        }
}
  • V. Arora, C. Evans, +1 author Alex M. Lee
  • Published 2020
  • Business, Medicine
  • Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS
Background The worldwide spread of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the syndrome designated COVID-19, presents a challenge for emergency operative management. The transmission and virulence of this new pathogen has raised concern for how best to protect operating room staff while effectively providing care to the infected patient requiring urgent or emergent surgery. Observations Establishment of a clear protocol that adheres to rigorous infection control measures while providing a… Expand
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