Roadmap for Maintaining Essential Surgery during COVID-19 Pandemic

Author: 
American College of Surgeons,
American Society of Anesthesiologists,
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses,
American Hospital Association (AHA)

The joint statement provides a list of principles and considerations to guide physicians, nurses, and hospitals and health systems as they provide essential care to their patients and communities and seek to ensure ongoing preparation to meet patients’ needs for recommended essential procedures.