This morning the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), in conjunction with the American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Hospital Association (AHA) and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), released a joint statement on safely resuming elective surgery after the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see attached for the statement and related press release.
It is also available on the ASA website https://www.asahq.org/about-asa/newsroom
Joint Statement – Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic (1)
Resuming elective surgery statement – Release – FINAL – 041720 (1)