Operating Room Guide for Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Pregnant Patients Requiring Cesarean DeliveryFunding None.
27 March 2020
30 March 2020
09 April 2020 (online)
We sought to provide a clinical practice protocol for our labor and delivery (L&D) unit, to care for confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients requiring cesarean delivery. A multidisciplinary team approach guidance was designed to simplify and streamline the flow and care of patient with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 requiring cesarean delivery. A protocol was designed to improve staff readiness, minimize risks, and streamline care processes. This is a suggested protocol which may not be applicable to all health care settings but can be adapted to local resources and limitations of individual L&D units. Guidance and information are changing rapidly; therefore, we recommend continuing to update the protocol as needed.
Cesarean delivery for confirmed or suspected novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients
Team-based approach for streamline care
Labor and delivery protocols for COVID-19 positive patients
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