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Consensus Guidelines for International Cardiology Services Delivery During COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia and New Zealand

Sidney TH Lo, Andy S Yong, Ajay Sinhal, Sharad Shetty, Andrew McCann, David Clark, Luke Galligan, Seif El-Jack, Mark Sader, Ren Tan, Hisham Hallani, Peter Barlis, Robert Sechi, Eugene Dictado, Antony Walton, Greg Starmer, Rohan Bhagwandeen, Dominic Y Leung, Craig P Juergens, Ravinay Bhindi Show all

Heart Lung and Circulation | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

The global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic poses an unprecedented stress on healthcare systems internationally. These Health system-wide demands call for efficient utilisation of resources at this time in a fair, consistent, ethical and efficient manner would improve our ability to treat patients. Excellent co-operation between hospital units (especially intensive care unit [ICU], emergency department [ED] and cardiology) is critical in ensuring optimal patient outcomes. The purpose of this document is to provide practical guidelines for the effective use of interventional cardiology services in Australia and New Zealand. The document will be updated regularly as new evidence and kno..

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