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NSW hospital elective surgery blitz before coronavirus crunch

Credit: The Age- Published 3 weeks ago
NSW hospitals will ramp up their elective surgeries to try and get as many patients through before they are overwhelmed by coronavirus and flu cases.
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Credit: Wochit News
Published 3 weeks ago -  00:37
Surgeon General advises hospitals to cancel elective surgeries
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Saturday urged a widespread halt of hospital elective procedures. The warning from the nation's top doctor comes amid mounting concern over hospitals' inability to deal with coronavirus cases. Adams warned that every elective surgery could spread coronavirus within the facility and use up protective medical gear. According to Politico, Adams was responding to new recommendations from the American College of Surgeons issued Friday.

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