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Coronavirus - COVID-19 Surgical Practice

Overview On COVID-19

There are a myriad of online resources on the COVID-19 pandemic maintained by a wide variety of professional groups.  All of the professional societies and associations in Ireland and the UK have published some advice specific to their speciality and you should consult these societies own website or newsletters.

The experience of the Chinese doctors working in Wuhan during the first major outbreak has been well documented on a website funded by  Under the banner “Global MediXchange  for combatting Covid-19”, they have reproduced a wide variety of guides and handbooks developed during this initial phase.

In a novel approach, OBGYN specialists from Stanford, have produced a live editable google docs Coronavirus Tech Handbook.  Be aware that it can be edited by anyone!

This handbook produced by doctors working in China and available in English and Chinese focuses on the real-time hotspots of the COVID-19 epidemic.  It provides detailed and comprehensive answers to potential questions for diagnosing and treating patients in different types, which are an extremely helpful reference for medical workers in other countries currently in the early stages of the outbreak.