Joint GI Society Statement: Use of Personal Protective Equip
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The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading at a rapid pace. GI endoscopists are being asked to care for patients who may harbor and transmit the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Several strategies have been suggested to reduce the risk of infection transmission during gastrointestinal endoscopy. The following guidance provides a summary of what is known to date and recommendations in regard to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

This list is a brief compilation of some of the key recommendations included in the Guideline and is not exhaustive and does not constitute medical advice.

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