Recommendations for reopening elective surgery services during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Mendivelso et al.

Given the uncertainty that accompanies the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and the need to respond to multiple chronic and acute health problems affecting the general population, including those requiring surgical intervention, the recommendations implemented in clinics and hospitals in Colombia are presented as a guide to achieve a reopening of elective surgery services in a safe, staggered and monitored manner in accordance with the
dynamics imposed by the pandemic, national and international guidelines and the speed of production of scientific evidence related to COVID-19.

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