COVID-19 Toolkit

COVID-19 Toolkit

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Given the importance of protecting healthcare workers during the pandemic, the SIR is releasing information and guidance for Interventional Radiologists to plan for the management of COVID-19 patients. This is a rapidly changing situation, and information will be updated as new information is released.

Planning

Recently, SIR presented a webinar with a panel from Singapore clarifying what advanced preparation in IR for a pandemic looks like. As many practices in the United States have limited time to implement changes, we have suggested a 10-point plan to aid in the preparation of caring for COVID-19 patients. 

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Case classifications

SIR is asking all IRs to cancel all IR procedures except for those that are urgent or emergent. However, determination of such acuity is based on many factors. While each institution should decide what can be postponed on a case-by-case basis, we offer a sample classification table.

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FAQ

SIR staff and volunteers have been collecting your questions and curating the conversations taking place on the SIR Connect Open Forum for easier reference here within this digest of FAQs. This list will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Is your IR service ready for COVID-19?

As SIR members adjust their practices to manage the reality of COVID-19 in their communities, IRs from abroad and current health care policies can offer important insights about how best to prepare. View the recording for this special webinar during which faculty from Singapore shared their experience in preparing IR service for COVID-19 and learn more about the new SIR COVID-19 Toolkit for Interventional Radiologists.

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