Tag Archives: Elective

ACC, SCAI Weigh in on MI, Elective Cases

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 16, 2020 — New challenges can lead to new rules, or at least new protocols based on the best available data. The president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) recently announced a set of informal recommendations on …

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Coronavirus Crisis Should Delay Elective Surgeries

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Considering a knee replacement? Plastic surgery? With a pandemic of new coronavirus cases looming, it’s probably time to postpone elective surgery if you can, a surgeons’ group says. In a statement, the American College of …

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