5 June 2020.

This Evidence Snapshot found no peer reviewed or grey literature on the effectiveness of quarantining patients before elective surgery to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

Citation: Moore G, Rudge S, Jameson B. Quarantining patients prior to elective surgery during COVID-19: an Evidence Snapshot brokered by the Sax Institute (www.saxinstitute.org.au) for the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2020.

Date of completion: April 2020