Issued: 4/17/2020 – by American College of Surgeons
Local Resumption of Elective Surgery Guidance by American College of Surgeons (ACS)
In order to focus local resources on managing the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, “elective” surgery has been largely postponed and stopped. As the COVID-19 rates have already reached their peaks, or will do so over the next week or two (depending on location), the current focus for an increasing number of facilities is toward “ramping up” to prepare for elective operations.
- Read the full article from the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
- Joint Statement: Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery After COVID-19 Pandemic from ACS
- For the full list of Clinical Issues and Guidance from ACS