COVID-19 Resources for Pediatric Surgeons & Urologists

Editors of The Hendren Project provide resources on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic for pediatric surgeons and urologists. These resources will be updated on a regular basis.

The Hendren Project is also planning on a series of webinars on this topic. These webinars will be announced here.

Most Recent Additions




THP Webinar Videos on COVID-19 and Pediatric Surgery & Urology

COVID-19 and Pediatric Surgery: Experiences from Italy. Moderated by Andrea Bischoff, M.D.

"The takeaway message is clear. Don't underestimate the danger of [COVID-19]. Here [in Italy], we underestimated it and that's how we arrived at this situation. Protect yourself and others, and protect patients from the beginning. Do not wait for the administrators. Because then it is too late."

Operating Room Preparation and Guidance

Urology Practice During COVID-19 Pandemic. Minerva Urologica e Nefrologoica

COVID-19 FAQ's: Recommendations from the American College of Surgeons

What We Do When a COVID-19 Patient Needs an Operation: Operating Room Preparation and Guidance. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie (2020)

Guidelines for Management of Infant Born to Mother with COVID-19. American Academy of Pediatrics

Internet Book of Critical Care (IBCC): COVID-19

United States Resource Availability for COVID-19. Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

Critical Care Utilization for the COVID-19 Outbreak in Lombardy, Italy: Early Experience and Forecast During an Emergency Response. JAMA (2020)

Clinical Guide for the Management of Paediatric Patients During the Coronavirus Pandemic. National Health Service, UK

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1. New England Journal of Medicine

Visual Guides for Operating Room Preparation and Guidance

Seattle Intensivist's One-pager on COVID-19

Management of COVID-19 Cases in OR

What We Do When a COVID-19 Patient Needs an Operation

Caring for Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19

COVID-19 and Pediatrics

SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children. New England Journal of Medicine

Clinical Characteristics and Intrauterine Vertical Transmission Potential of COVID-19 Infection in Nine Pregnant Women: A Retrospective Review of Medical Records. Lancet

Epidemiological Characteristics of 2,143 Pediatric Patients with 2019 Coronavirus Disease in China. Pediatrics

Characteristics of Pediatric SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Potential Evidence for Persistent Fecal Viral Shedding. Nature (Medicine)

Detection of Covid-19 in Children in Early January 2020 in Wuhan, China. New England Journal of Medicine

Infants Born To Mothers with a New Coronavirus (COVID-19). Frontiers in Pediatrics


Pediatrica Intensive: The Italian COVID-19 Experience

BEHIND THE KNIFE: COVID-19 Essentials for Surgeons

BEHIND THE KNIFE: COVID-19 Special: Ventilator Management Refresher for Surgeons

Current Research

From PubMed

From Google Scholar

General Resources

Articles and Other Resources Provided Without Subscription from New England Journal of Medicine

World Health Organization (WHO)

Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC)

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

Novel Coronavirus Information Center. Elsevier


Make Your Own Reusable Elastomeric Respirator for Use During COVID-19 Viral Pandemic N95 Shortage. Boston Children's Hospital

Coronavirus in Italy - Report From the Front Lines by JAMA Network

Share Your Experience with COVID-19 and Pediatric Surgical and Urological Patient Cases

Tell Us About Your Experiences as a Pediatric Surgeon and Urologist with COVID-19