COVID-19 and orthopaedics – external resources links and resources (scientific articles)
COVID-19 and Orthopaedic Surgery
Editorial: COVID-19 Pandemic and JBJS
Mayo Clinic: Trauma – guidelines & research – trauma & orthopedic surgery
This collection features the latest guidelines and research in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: The Orthopaedic Response- A Virtual Summit
(YouTube playlist – 26 video conference presentations)
What to Do If Your Orthopaedic Surgery Is Postponed
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Patient Info
Guidance for Elective Surgery
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons supports the recommendations on delaying elective surgeries advocated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and the U.S. Surgeon General.
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
The following recommendations are being made with the aim that they can be of support to you, by addressing a number of uncertainties regarding our practice, own safety, and overall patient care. Rationing of Services, Procedural Considerations, Practical Measures for Surgery, Practical Measures for Laparoscopy, Practical Measures for Endoscopy
COVID-19 Guidelines for Triage of Orthopaedic Patients (PDF)
American College of Surgeons
Online March 24, 2020
COVID-19 Evidence-Based Scoping Review A Unifying Report of Global Recommendations (PDF)
Clinical guide for the management of trauma and orthopaedic patients during the coronavirus pandemic. (PDF)
NHS England and NHS Improvement coronavirus Speciality Guide; 14.04.2020
Novel Coronavirus and Orthopaedic Surgery. Early Experiences from Singapore
Chang Liang, Zhen MBBS, MRCS, DipSpMed, PhD, MBA; Wang, Wilson MBBS, FRCS, DPhil; Murphy, Diarmuid MBBS, FRCS; Po Hui, James Hoi MBBS, MD, FRCS,
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: March 23, 2020; doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00236
Advice on Standardized Diagnosis and Treatment for Spinal Diseases during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
Jun Zou, Hao Yu, Dawei Song, Junjie Niu, Huilin Yang
Asian Spine Journal 2020;14(2):258-263. March 30, 2020; DOI: 10.31616/asj.2020.0122
CoViD-19 and ortho and trauma surgery: The Italian experience
Injury; 20.04.2020; DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.04.012
Working through the COVID-19 outbreak: Rapid review and recommendations for MSK and allied heath personnel. (PDF)
Viswanath A, Monga P,.
Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma, 24.03.2020; DOI. 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.03.014
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing surgeries during the incubation period of COVID-19 infection (PDF)
S.Leietal. et. al.,
E Clinica lMedicine (2020), DOI.:10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100331
The virus crisis affects Orthopaedic surgery and scientific activities worldwide.
Mavrogenis, A.F., Quaile, A. & Scarlat, M.M.
International Orthopaedics (SICOT) 44, 813–817 (2020). DOI. 10.1007/s00264-020-04557-2