RCSI Surgery has collated a series of resources for surgeons in practice, trainees and other professional involved in front-line patient care during the COVID-19 epidemic. The list is updated regularly and many of these resources are themselves dynamic and will change, update or disappear.
RCSI research and library resources
The RCSI LibGuide for COVID-19 information resources collates a range of resources on COVID-19 (coronavirus). These include the latest research, clinical summaries, guidance for healthcare professionals, search strategies for medical databases and resources made available by publishers to facilitate international research.
- Annals of Surgery updates – RCSI staff and students have full-text access to the Annals of Surgery, sign in here.
- British Journal of Surgery updates – RCSI staff and students have full-text access to the BJS, sign in here.
- New England Journal of Medicine updates – RCSI staff and students have full-text access to the NEYJ, sign in here.
- The Lancet updates – RCSI staff and students have full-text access to The Lancet, sign in here.
- JAMA updates – RCSI staff and students have full-text access to JAMA, sign in here and JAMA Surgery, sign in here.
- Minimally invasive surgery and the novel coronavirus outbreak: lessons learned in China and Italy from Annals of Surgery
- COVID-19 PANDEMIC– a perspective from BJS
- Managing COVID in surgical systems from Annals of Surgery
- Unexpected postoperative deaths reported during COVID outbreak
- Updated guidance for endoscopy services in COVID-19 pandemic
- HSE Repository for Interim Clinical Guidance and Evidence for the Clinical Community
- Guidance on the management of scheduled services for adults in acute hospitals during the COVID-19 era
- Ethical considerations relating to critical care in the context of COVID-19
- Staff minding your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
- NCCP advice for medical professionals on surgical oncology during the COVID-19 pandemic
- HSPC Guidance for Healthcare workers
- Infection Prevention and Control Precautions for COVID-19