Movement restrictions have been in place since the Philippine national government has placed ma-jority of the country on enhanced community quarantine.
With the recent suspension of the enhanced community quarantine in several regions of the country, there is a persistent clamor to gradually resume elective surgical services including those of solid organ transplantation
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by the novel pathogenSevere Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first recognized in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and it rapidly spread to other countries
The Philippine Association of Thoracic, Cardiac, and Vascular Surgeons, Inc.(PATACSI) is the umbrella organization of Board Certifiedthoracic, cardiac, and vascular surgeons in the country.
Our aim in developing these guidelines is to ensure prioritization of management during the COVID-19 Pandemic. TThese recommendations may evolve if the COVID-19 crisis continues
Fellow HPB surgeons, as we prepare for the new normal, these perspectives forming the set of strategies below will be useful to enhance leadership (Update to PAHPBSS Recommendations Ver 2.1)
This latest PCS advisory dated March 22, 2020, focuses on recommendations for emergency surgery performed on COVID (+) patients and those at risk of having COVID-19 infection.
Since March 16, 2020 of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), all elective surgeries were put on hold primarily to contain the spread of COVID-19
Shorten clinic hours, prioritize the more urgent consultations. Encourage scheduling of patients on a "By Appointment" basis for better and safer patient flow and interval.
These guidelines apply only during the duration of the Enhanced Community Quarantine. This will be re-assessed as the nationwide situation changes
The COVID 19 pandemic is far from over. To date, our country has 5000 cases already with a 5% mortality rate. There is no conclusive evidence slowing down, and the course
The nCOVID-19 pandemic has affected the whole world without any exception. This global health crisis has spread rapidly like wildfire
As the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evovle, the PSCRS stands by its commitment in providing comprehensive and expert management
COVID Guidelines of Philippine Orthopaedic Association and some Subspecs Philippine Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, Philippine Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and Philippine Spine Society
During these time of uncertainty, the Philippine Hip and Knee Society and the Philippine Orthopaedic Trauma Society present the guidelines on the management
These are unprecedented times this is why we do not have a ready-made playbook to tackle the pandemic and how to modify our current practice to accommodate the situation
Good Day! An advisories from Philippine Academy of Laryngobronchesophagology and Phoniatrics (PALP) and Philippine Academy of Rhinology (PAR).
recommends for establishing Central Venous Access in times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Overall consideration is the Safety for Patient, Surgeon and Ancillary Personnel.
Retinal Toxicity and the Use of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine in the Current Management of COVID-19 (Updated Advisory for Ophthalmologists) (March 28, 2020)
Surgery Guidelines: Breast Cancer, Colorectal, Endocrine / Head and Neck Cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Cancer, Melanoma, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy, Sarcoma
We, the coalition of health care workers who serve the country without any reservations and constantly face the danger of disease and loss of life are calling on all citizens to STOP all acts of harassment and public shaming
MANILA, Philippines — The importation of personal protective equipment (PPE), medical supplies and other essential equipment is now exempt from taxes and duties following the passage of Republic Act 11469
Please standby for the Recommendations on Laparoscopic Procedures as we continue to update during this rapid evolution of Covid-19 pandemic.
Purpose: This Information intended to help healthcare providers reduce the risk for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) transmission,
The Philippine Medical Association is one with the doctors and nurses of the Makati Medical Center whose health, if not their lives, were placed at risk when Senator Koko
During COVID-19 Pandemic, safety of the surgical team is of paramount importance and there should be no compromise in the use of adequate
Urgent Appeal for a Unified Approach to tackle #COVID19 Crisis. It is important to strategize and organize to win this war against Covid-19 so that we can keep everyone safe
Data is scarce and evidence based science is not available as disease is dynamic and changing everyday. As surgeons we are faced with the question to operate or not.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Global Health Travel Grant for Asia-Pacific Surgeons to participate at the RACS 2020 Annual Scientific Congress (ASC)
Greetings! It has come to our attention that certain groups other than the College and its recognized subspecialty societies/boards intend to conduct
Thank you for being a valued member of our Surgical Leadership Program community. As you may know, we are currently recruiting for the next Surgical Leadership Program class.
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