Findings from a study by the CovidSurg Collaborative research team, which includes Western professor Janet Martin, should guide decision-making about when to perform, postpone or cancel procedures as elective surgeries resume around the globe,

Surgery puts COVID-19 patients at higher risk

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COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery face increased risks of pulmonary complications or even death when compared to those not suffering from the disease, according to a recent international study. The findings should guide decision-making about when to perform, postpone or cancel procedures as elective surgeries resume around the globe, researchers explained…..

https://news.westernu.ca/2020/05/study-surgery-puts-covid-19-patients-at-higher-risk/

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