Last update: March 19, 2020
In order to provide consistent care while minimizing the risk of possible infection with COVID19, all endoscopy procedures will be stratified based on UMMC Pandemic Plan for Operating Room/Procedural Areas/Elective Radiology Stage C and D. (See separate document.)
If one of the following is positive, a procedure gets postponed and patient is recommended to get tested for COVID-19: 1. new onset of dry cough 2. Fever 3. Close contact of a patient or a family member with a person who is COVID-19 positive. 4. Sore throat 5. Increased dyspnea from baseline.
* Note: This document is a living protocol. Please always check for the latest version. For questions or concerns, please contact Michal Senitko, MD or Sarah Glover, DO.
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