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COVID-19 Message Board
The classification of the COVID-19 threat by the WHO as a pandemic underscores the massive impact that this infection is having around the world, both now and for the foreseeable future. Cardiothoracic surgeons are among those at the forefront of mitigating this pandemic through a variety of means: educating our colleagues, patients and friends; changing our professional and personal behaviors to reduce risks; and providing direct care to the sickest of the sick.
Each individual who is involved in any of these responses to the COVID-19 pandemic learns something new from every patient interaction. Most such individuals also are faced with questions for which answers are not readily available. In its role of promoting the sharing of knowledge among cardiothoracic surgeons, CTSNet has created a message board that will facilitate conversations among caregivers in real time, and an open access online COVID-19 Portal will be available shortly. These tools will help improve the quality and timeliness of the care that we provide our patients.
Please use the comment function for this COVID-19 Message Board to offer advice, insights, algorithms, and technical tips, and to pose questions for the cardiothoracic community regarding COVID-19. We will maintain this functionality while the need persists. The message board will be appropriately monitored and edited to ensure that it is maintained as a focused clinical resource.
The COVID-19 Message Board is an information exchange board only. CTSNet takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information, and please note that the appropriateness and accuracy of the information may change over time.