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BSIR / Vascular Society Update 22.04.2020

28th April 2020

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Letter from Dr Ian McCafferty and Dr Phil Haslam

30th March 2020

There has been a lot of discussion within departments and on social media, within a number of allied BSIR groups regarding the correct advice for PPE in Interventional radiology theatres for image guided surgical procedures. We have produced a number of guidance documents to try and give a balanced view but there still exists anxiety and differing implementation within Trusts.

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BSIR guidance regarding PPE use in IR in patients proven or suspected of COVID-19 Infection 27th March 2020

27th March 2020

The following is some guidance on the type of PPE that should be used when performing procedures on patients with suspected or proven COVID-19 infection. This has been compiled from documents produced by the WHO, Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health England (PHE) and American Society of Interventional Radiologists (SIR).

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