ResearchPad - surgical-techniques-and-innovations https://www.researchpad.co Default RSS Feed en-us © 2020 Newgen KnowledgeWorks <![CDATA[Informed Consent for Surgery During COVID-19]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N007852f9-1907-4cb8-af9c-7ffe0c630a2f 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.

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