This pathway is based on the recommendations section of the COVID-19 position statement: Reducing the risk of postoperative mortality due to COVID-19 in patients undergoing elective surgery
This pathway is intended to support healthcare professionals assessing patients for elective surgery, and decision making around appropriate management including:
- screening for COVID-19
- risk assessment
- decision making around if surgery should proceed
- initiating self-isolation
- and post-operative advice.
Please click on the icon below to view the pathway. If using the web version, once into the pathway, hover and click to zoom in on the pathway. Click on the 'i' button for further information related to each box. If using the app version use a pinch and zoom motion to navigate.