The IRSA Executive have put together the following practical guideline for the effective use of interventional radiology services in Australia and New Zealand during COVID-19.
This guideline has been developed with the following principles in mind: efficient use of resources (staff and personal protective equipment – PPE), and minimising adverse patient outcomes and risk to healthcare workers.
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Below are links to some further useful resources to refer to during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in healthcare
COVID-19: Elective surgery and infection prevention and control precautions
COVID-19 Resource Centre
Society of Interventional Radiology
Aerosol Generating Procedures Performed by Interventional Radiology – Clinical Notification