Surgical intervention during the Covid-19 crisis

Author(s): Erica Bronen

The biggest hit of the twenty-first century, Covid-19 (Coronavirus illness 2019) forced numerous commodities, businesses, and charity organisations to shut down. One example is in the field of surgery, where several operating rooms, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), ventilators, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds are used to treat SARS Cov-2 patients. As a result, only a few procedures are performed.