Surgical Covid-19 Resource Guide

One.Surgery recognises the enormous amount of information that is being produced in relation to covid-19 and its management. We have curated a quick resource guide for the surgical profession. We will try to maintain new information as it is produced, but can take no responsibility for the information found on the external links below.

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Surgical Care

1. Joint policy statement on COVID-19 from the Royal Surgical Colleges

2. American College of Surgeons (ACS) COVID-19 resources for Surgeons

3. American College of Surgeons (ACS) Recommendations for Management of Elective Surgical Procedures in COVID-19

4. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) practice advisory on COVID-19

5. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Recommendations

6. American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Guidance Regarding Elective and Non-Essential Patient Care

7. American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) resources on COVID-19

8. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Resource Centre on COVID-19

9. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Important coronavirus updates for Ophthalmologists

10. Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Adult Elective Surgery and Procedures Recommendations

11. Ambulatory Surgery Centre Association (ASCA) resources on COVID-19

12. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Statement on COVID-19 and its effect on surgical training

13. British Orthopaedic Association – Management of patients with urgent orthopaedic conditions and trauma during the coronavirus pandemic

14. American College of Surgeons (ACS) COVID-19: Guidance for Triage of Non-Emergent Surgical Procedures

15. American Urological Association Coronavirus Diseases 2019 Information Centre

16. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) COVID-19 Resources

17. European Society of ColoProctology (ESCP) COVID19 Resources

18. Intercollegiate General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19

19. Updated Royal College of Surgeons (UK) Intercollegiate General Surgery Guidance on COVID-19

20. Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) COVID-19 site-specific management resources

21. American Head & Neck Society (AHNS) COVID-19 Bulletin Board

22. British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Guidelines on Endoscopy during COVID-19

23. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) updates on COVID-19

24. American College of Surgeons(ACS)/Atrium Health: Tiered surgical response plan for COVID-19

25. The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics – COVID-19 Resource Hub

26. British Association of Paediatric Surgeons (BAPS) COVID-19 Information for Paediatric Surgeons

27. CEORL-HNS (The Confederation of the European Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery) Statement to COVID-19

28. Royal College of Surgeons of England COVID-19: Good Practice for Surgeons and Surgical Teams

29. Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery (GICS) COVID-19 Resource Hub

30. IFOS (International Federation of ORL Societies) COVID-19 information and guidance

Research publications

1. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/National University of Singapore: What we do when a COVID-19 patient needs an operation: operating room preparation and guidance

2. Turkish Journal of Colorectal disease: What to Do When A Patient Infected With COVID-19 Needs An Operation: A Pre-surgery, Peri-surgery and Post-surgery Guide

3. Annals of Surgery: Minimally invasive surgery and the novel Coronavirus outbreak: lessons learned in China and Italy

4. Integrated Infection Control Strategy to Minimize Nosocomial Infection of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Among ENT Healthcare Workers

5. Annals of Surgery/Ariadne Labs: Managing COVID-19 in Surgical Systems

6. Annals of Surgery: COVID-19 Outbreak and Surgical Practice: Unexpected Fatality in Perioperative Period

7. British Journal of Surgery (BJS): COVID‐19 pandemic: perspectives on an unfolding crisis

8. International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)/Anesthesia & Analgesia: Collection of COVID-19 related research publications

9. Annals of Surgery: Protecting Surgical Teams During the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Narrative Review and Clinical Considerations

10. Annals of Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach for Triage of Elective Cancer Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital During the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak

11. Annals of Surgery: COVID-19 preparedness within the surgical, obstetric and anesthetic ecosystem in Sub Saharan Africa

12. Annals of Surgery: COVID-19 – Considerations and Implications for Surgical Learners

13. Annals of Surgery: Tracheotomy in ventilated patients with COVID-19

14. Annals of Surgery: The Distancing of Surgeon from Patient in the era of COVID-19: Bring on the Innovation

15. Annals of Surgery: COVID-19 & the General Surgical Department – Measures to reduce spread of SARS-COV-2 among Surgeons

16. Annals of Surgery: Lung Transplantation for elderly patients with end-stage COVID-19

17. Annals of Surgery: Emergency surgery in suspected COVID-19 patients with acute abdomen: case series and perspectives

18. Annals of Surgery: A Low Cost, Safe and Effective Method for Smoke Evacuation in Laparoscopic Surgery for Suspected Coronavirus Patients

19. Annals of Surgery: An emergency surgery in severe case infected by COVID-19 with perforated duodenal bulb ulcer

20. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery: Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Pandemics: Ethical Considerations

21. Annals of Surgery: COVID-19, Ethics & Equity – What is our Role as Surgeons?

22. Annals of Surgery: Are we harming cancer patients by delaying their cancer surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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