SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and Surgery

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Jagiellonian University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Surgical Procedure, Unspecified

Treatments

Other: No intervention (survey study for medical doctors).

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT04368026
1072.6120.103.2020

Details and patient eligibility

About

Importance: During COVID-19 pandemic, it is necessary to collect and analyze data concerning management of hospitals and wards in order to work out solutions for potential future crisis. Objective: The objective of the study was to investigate how surgical wards in Poland are managing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Design, Setting and Participants: An anonymous, online survey was designed and published on the official website of The Association of Polish Surgeons. Data was collected between March the 30th and April the 6th of 2020. After data analysis responders were divided into two groups: Group 1 (responders currently working in a "COVID-19-dedicated" hospital) and Group 2 (responders currently working in "non-COVID-19-dedicated" hospital). The study group included Polish surgeons and surgery residents working in surgical departments during pandemic.

Full description

Main outcomes and Measures: Descriptive data on perceptions of current status of surgical wards during the pandemic and impact of the pandemic on conducting surgery.

Enrollment

70 patients

Sex

All

Ages

25+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

The study group included Polish surgeons and surgery residents working in surgical departments during pandemic, who granted an informed consent to participate in the study. .

Exclusion criteria

Retired surgeons, physicians and residents with non-surgical specializations, medical interns, medical students, other health-care professionals were excluded from this study

Trial design

70 participants in 2 patient groups

Group 1
Description:
Responders currently working in a "COVID-19-dedicated" hospital, which was transformed by Polish Ministry of Health during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic into institution designated only for SARS-CoV-2 patients, including those developing symptoms and quarantined.
Treatment:
Other: No intervention (survey study for medical doctors).
Group 2
Description:
Responders currently working in "non-COVID-19-dedicated" hospital.
Treatment:
Other: No intervention (survey study for medical doctors).

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