This video contains instructions for the use of the Conmed Airseal System with COVID-19 precautions. The protocol is relevant to the use of the system in the operating theatres at the Royal North Shore Hospital as of the 8th of April, 2020.
by Dr Julian Quinn, The SERT Institute, RNSH. Posters are a very important form of presentation at conferences and nearly all researchers will present them at some time. The following are important considerations for poster preparation and presenting.
This retrospective study described the clinical characteristics and outcomes of the patients who were unintentionally scheduled for elective surgeries during the incubation period of COVID-19 infection (1). They found that 44% of patients needed ICU care. The overall mortality rate was 20.5%. A limitation of this study was its small sample size. Nevertheless, it’s findings …
A consensus statement, endorsed by the CSANZ, ANZSCTS, National Heart Foundation (NHF), and the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA) includes recommendations related to the care of patients with cardiovascular disease and COVID-19 infection (1) [see Link]. They conclude that:
This document provides guidance on the management of minimally invasive surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is current as of the 31st March 2020 [See LINK].