COVID-19 Essentials for Surgeons

EP. 282Mar. 17, 202001:18

Critical information on COVID-19 and how it impacts us as surgeons, and how we can help in the fight. 

Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike – Chair of the Texas Tech Department of Surgery 

-Discusses preparing her department of surgery for COVID

Dr. Angela Hewlett – Medical Director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit         

-Breaks down the basics of this virus from an ID perspective

Dr. Christian Jones – Director of the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship at Johns Hopkins

-Discusses how we can safe when managing these patients

Dr. Vahagn Nikolian – Fellow At Columbia University in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

- Discusses how to implement telemedicine into practice


Corona Virus Info

Johns Hopkins Corona Virus Map

How to properly put on and remove PPE (seems silly but is important)

Resources for learning about Vents