ResearchPad - surgical-techniques-and-innovations Default RSS Feed en-us © 2020 Newgen KnowledgeWorks <![CDATA[Informed Consent for Surgery During COVID-19]]> Informed consent has become a challenging issue when surgery at the time of novel corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is to be performed, in view of increased risk of the need of intensive care unit (ICU) in the post-operative period and the associated high mortality if a patient exhibits COVID-19 symptoms in the post-operative period. We have devised a new informed consent format for all patients undergoing surgery incorporating a few points specific for the disease.