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Recommendation about the perioperative prevention of infection to healthcare workers and the anesthesia management of children with SARS-CoV-2 infection
  1. Jinjin Huang1,
  2. Yaoqin Hu1,
  3. Jiangmei Wang1,
  4. Dongpi Wang1,
  5. Zhirui Zhu1,
  6. Zhiyong Hu1,
  7. Ziying Jin1,
  8. Hongfei Lin1,
  9. Wenfang Huang1,
  10. Weiqing Shen1,
  11. Yilei Jiang1,
  12. Miaofeng Hu1,
  13. Jingzhen Wu1,
  14. Yaojun Suo1 and
  15. Qiang Shu2,3
  1. 1 Department of Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
  2. 2 National Clinical Research Center for Child Health, Hangzhou, China
  3. 3 National Children’s Regional Medical Center, Hangzhou, China
  1. Correspondence to Dr Qiang Shu; shuqiang{at}


Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has spread widely and persistently over 100 countries. New challenges have occurred in the perioperative management of airway and anesthesia in children diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection. According to current publications and to our own experiences in anesthesia management for cases with SARS-CoV-2 suspected, we reviewed concerns about the perioperative prevention of SARS-CoV-2 to medical staff and the anesthesia strategy to the patient.

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  • Contributors HJJ finished this article as the main author. HYQ organized and looked for references. SQ designed and reviewed this article. The other authors discussed the whole article and offered experience for this article.

  • Funding This paper was supported by Zhejiang University special scientific research fund for COVID-19 prevention and control.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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