Where do Urologists Stand in the Era of Novel Coronavirus-2019 Disease

Thomas Hughes; Hui Ching Ho; Shahrokh F. Shariat; Bhaskar Kumar Somani


Curr Opin Urol. 2020;30(4):610-616. 

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Future Implications

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.