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Maintaining perioperative safety in uncertain times: COVID-19 pandemic response strategies.

Mazzola SM, Grous C. Maintaining perioperative safety in uncertain times: COVID-19 pandemic response strategies. AORN J. 2020;112(4):397-405. Epub 2020/09/30. doi: 10.1002/aorn.13195.

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November 18, 2020
Mazzola SM, Grous C. AORN J. 2020;112(4):397-405.

This article describes strategies implemented by one hospital to help ensure patient and staff member safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, including use of personal protective equipment, decontamination efforts, mass temperature screenings, universal preprocedure testing, procedure prioritization, and modified workflows, as well as mental health support for front line clinicians and staff.

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Mazzola SM, Grous C. Maintaining perioperative safety in uncertain times: COVID-19 pandemic response strategies. AORN J. 2020;112(4):397-405. Epub 2020/09/30. doi: 10.1002/aorn.13195.