Orla Sheil
Patient educationPregnancyHealth servicesTime sensitive2019-20 coronavirus outbreakSevere acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)Medical emergencyEarly pregnancy factorMedicinePandemic
Publications 1
Abstract The 2020 SARS-CoV-2 pandemic posed significant challenges to the health service. Many services cancelled all routine appointments and surgery, which allowed them to re direct care towards large numbers of infected patients requiring respiratory and other support. Maternity services are relatively unique in that most of the care is time sensitive and cannot be rescheduled. Assessment such as routine bloods need to be taken in early pregnancy, anatomic surveys are best done at 20-22 weeks...