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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04368026
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : April 29, 2020
Last Update Posted : July 29, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tomasz Stefura, Jagiellonian University

Brief Summary:

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.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Surgical Procedure, Unspecified Other: No intervention (survey study for medical doctors).

Detailed 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.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 350 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Surgical Care in Poland After COVID19 Outbreak - a National Survey Study
Actual Study Start Date : March 30, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 1, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 1, 2020

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Group 1
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.
Other: No intervention (survey study for medical doctors).
No intervention

Group 2
Responders currently working in "non-COVID-19-dedicated" hospital.
Other: No intervention (survey study for medical doctors).
No intervention




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Descriptive data on perceptions of current status of surgical wards during the pandemic and impact of the pandemic on conducting surgery. [ Time Frame: 1 month ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The study group included Polish surgeons and surgery residents working in surgical departments during pandemic.
Criteria

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

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04368026


Locations
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Poland
2nd Department of General Surgery, Jagiellonian University Medical College Recruiting
Cracovia, Małopolska, Poland, 30-688
Contact: Tomasz Stefura, MD    +48600209003    tomasz.stefura@doctoral.uj.edu.pl   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jagiellonian University
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Responsible Party: Tomasz Stefura, Reasearch Associate, PhD student at 2nd Department of General Surgery, Principal Investigator, Medical Doctor, Jagiellonian University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04368026    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1072.6120.103.2020
First Posted: April 29, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2020
Last Verified: July 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No