Timing of Elective Surgery and Risk Assessment After SARS-CoV-2 Infection: An Update

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25 Feb 2022

In response to new evidence and one year after the publication of the original guidance, the updated ‘Timing of elective surgery and risk assessment after SARS-CoV-2 Infection' multidisciplinary consensus statement has been published.

The statement is endorsed by the Centre for Perioperative Care, The Royal College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Association of Anaesthetists and the Federation of Surgical Speciality Associations.

The updated guidance includes a risk assessment tool and a separate patient information summary, read both papers here: 

Timing of elective surgery and risk assessment after SARS-CoV-2 infection: an update

Patient information: new statement about timing of elective surgery soon after infection with the virus causing COVID-19

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