Document Type
Rapid Review
Review Code
INF092801 RR
Question Submitted
September 28, 2020
Date Completed
October 15, 2020
Status
3. Completed
Research Team
Infectious Disease
Document Type
Rapid Review
Review Code
INF092801 RR
Question Submitted
September 28, 2020
Date Completed
October 15, 2020
Status
3. Completed
Research Team
Infectious Disease
Key Findings
30-day mortality was consistently higher for surgical patients who tested positive for COVID-19
Advanced age (70+) was a major contributor to poorer post-surgical outcomes in COVID-positive patients
Morbidity, particularly with regard to pulmonary functioning, was higher in COVID-positive surgical patients
Category
Clinical Presentation
Subject
Mortality
Risk
Surgical Procedures
Population
All adults
Clinical Setting
Medicine Unit
Priority Level
Level 3 Two weeks (14 days)
Cite As
McCarron, M; Lee, S; Takaya, S; Howell-Spooner, B; Dalidowicz, M. Is there increased morbidity or mortality peri-operatively for symptomatic, asymptomatic, post-COVID patients? 2020 Oct 15; Document no.: INF092801 RR. In: COVID-19 Rapid Evidence Reviews [Internet]. SK: SK COVID Evidence Support Team, c2020. 27 p. (CEST rapid review report)
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