World Neurosurgery 2021 DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.10.095 View full text
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Fadi Al Saiegh, Nikolaos Mouchtouris, Omaditya Khanna, Michael Baldassari, Thana Theofanis, Ritam Ghosh, Stavropoula Tjoumakaris, Michael Reid Gooch, Nabeel Herial, Hekmat Zarzour, Victor Romo, Michael Mahla, Robert Rosenwasser, Pascal Jabbour et al.

Abstract: The COVID-19 outbreak has led to fundamental disruptions of healthcare and its delivery with sweeping implications for patients and physicians of all specialties, including neurosurgery. In an effort to conserve hospital resources, neurosurgical procedures were classified into tiers to determine which procedures have to be performed in a timely fashion and which ones can be temporarily suspended to aid in the hospital’s reallocation of resources when equipment is scarce. These guidelines were created quickly b…

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