The long-term impact of the pandemic is difficult to fully appreciate, while still in the midst of the crisis and the effects are likely to have long-lasting implications. The toll on mental health and training progression of medical staff should not be overlooked and colleagues may be in need of support. The effects of delaying procedures and diagnosis may have far-reaching effects that will not be understood for many years. It might also mean testing of all patients on wards and in theatres.
Curr Opin Urol. 2020;30(4):610-616. © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.