Updated on April 1, 2020
There are presently increasing amounts of information concerning protecting the health care worker, including in the operation room. This section brings together the latest information, data, and recommendations for personnel in the operating room, as well as how to minimize risk of COVID infection afterwards. In this section, the following issues are addressed.
These guidelines are meant to serve patients based on estimates of risk for average patients (in terms of clinical condition, patient health, hospital resource availability) associated with each strategy.