We realise you may be bombarded with information related to the COVID 19 outbreak.
These are some the more valuable links to information that may be useful in your efforts to manage the outbreak in your area.
Downloads are available on our website: https://www.sases.org/for-surgeons/journal-articles-and-downloads/?category=covid-19
27 March 2020: Live Video: Everything You Should Know about COVID-19
Latest guideline from Royal surgical colleges, The association of Surgeons of Great Briton and Ireland, Association of upper GI surgeons. They recommend full PPE for all surgical procedures and consider all surgical patients as Covid 19 positive
Why Surgeons Don't Want to Operate Right Now: A rising death toll among doctors in Italy provides a warning about the dangers of poor protection and testing.
by Therese Raphael
The Toughest Triage — Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic
Critical Care Management of Patient Confirmed with COVID-19
Outcomes of elective cancer surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis
Guidelines for PPE Use During The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Western Cape Government: Health
Theatre Protocol for suspected/confirmed SARScov2 infection
International Pulmonologist’s Consensus on Covid-19
What we do when a COVID-19 patient needs an operation: operating room preparation and guidance