Covid-19 Orthopaedic resources

COVID-19 and orthopaedics – external resources links and resources (scientific articles)

External links

COVID-19 and Orthopaedic Surgery
Editorial: COVID-19 Pandemic and JBJS

The Orthopaedic Forum: Novel Coronavirus and Orthopaedic Surgery

Managing Resident Workforce and Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Orthopaedic Forum: Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

What’s Important: Weathering the COVID-19 Crisis

Characteristics and Early Prognosis of COVID-19 Infection in Fracture Patients

The Orthopaedic Forum: Survey of COVID-19 Disease Among Orthopaedic Surgeons in Wuhan, People’s Republic of China

What’s Important: Facing Fear in the Time of COVID-19

The Orthopaedic Forum: Preparing to Perform Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery on Patients with COVID-19

The Orthopaedic Forum: A Review of State Guidelines for Elective Orthopaedic Procedures During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The Orthopaedic Forum: Guidelines for Ambulatory Surgery Centers for the Care of Surgically Necessary/Time-Sensitive Orthopaedic Cases during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Orthopaedic Forum: Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Crisis

What’s Important: Redeployment of the Orthopaedic Surgeon During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What’s Important: What Is Our Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The Orthopaedic Forum: Spine Surgery and COVID-19

The Orthopaedic Forum: Telemedicine in the Era of COVID-19

Treatment of Proximal Femoral Fragility Fractures in Patients with COVID-19 During the SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak in Northern Italy

Repurposing Orthopaedic Residents Amid COVID-19

Mortality Rates of Patients with Proximal Femoral Fracture in a Worldwide Pandemic

Ethics in Practice: Elective Reconstructive Surgery During a Pandemic

The Orthopaedic Forum: Surgical Considerations in Patients with COVID-19

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.

Management of Endoscopes, Endoscope reprocessing, and Storage Areas During The Covid-19 Pandemic

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

Webinar: COVID-19-Preparedness in Orthopaedic Trauma Round 2

COVID-19 Guidelines for Triage of Orthopaedic Patients (PDF)
American College of Surgeons
Online March 24, 2020

CMS Adult Elective Surgery and Procedures Recommendations (PDF)

CMS Non-Emergent, Elective Medical Services, and Treatment Recommendations (PDF)

Scientific papers

COVID-19 Evidence-Based Scoping Review A Unifying Report of Global Recommendations (PDF)
OrthoEvidence; 12.04.2020

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 SurgeryMarch 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
Injury20.04.2020; 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 Trauma24.03.2020; 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