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ASA Guidance: Preoperative testing for COVID-19 is essential, regardless of vaccination.

5 Aug, 2021 | 08:55h | UTC

News release: American Society of Anesthesiologists and Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Say Preoperative Testing for COVID-19 is Essential, Regardless of Vaccination

See guidance: ASA and APSF Statement on Perioperative Testing for the COVID-19 Virus

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WSES Position Paper: The management of surgical patients in the emergency setting during COVID-19 pandemic

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