• Pediatric Surgical Wait Priority Score : Modifying a Health System's Adult-Based Elective Surgery Prioritization System for Children's Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    2 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    With the rise of COVID-19 cases, societies recommended canceling all elective surgical procedures due to perioperative concerns, transmission risk, and the need to divert resources. Once the number of cases stabilized, there was recognition that a system was needed to triage and prioritize scheduling operations.
    Read more ...

     

  • WHO Reform Needed in Wake of Pandemic, Public Health Experts Say

    2 days ago - By Medscape

    The role and remit of the WHO should be examined in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and reforms will likely be needed to free it from politics and give it more independence, public health experts said on Wednesday.
    Reuters Health Information
    Read more ...