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ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: AGGRESSIVE INFECTION MITIGATION STRATEGIES ARE NECESSARY IN THE OPERATING ROOM AND SURGICAL RECOVERY

Oleh   Daniel T. Engelman [-]
Kontributor / Dosen Pembimbing : Sylvain Lother, MD FRCPC, Isaac George, MD, Duane J.
Jenis Koleksi : Jurnal elektronik
Penerbit : Lain-lain
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Kata Kunci : COVID-19, personal protective equipment, aerosol generating procedures, healthcare worker safety
Sumber : Sciencedirect
Staf Input/Edit : Irwan Sofiyan  
File : 1 file
Tanggal Input : 2020-05-14 23:38:04

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The COVID-19 pandemic necessitates aggressive infection mitigation strategies to reduce the risk to patients and healthcare providers. This document is intended to provide a framework for the adult cardiac surgeon to consider in this rapidly changing environment. Pre, intra, and post operative detailed protective measures are outlined. These are guidance recommendations during a pandemic surge to be utilized for ALL patients while local COVID-19 disease burden remains elevated.