This Guidance has been produced on behalf of the Scottish Government’s Chief Medical Officer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic situation and so has not followed the standard process used by SIGN to develop guidelines. The recommendations are based on expert opinion, with rapid expert peer review as assurance.


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Ellis, G., Beattie, J., Burns, J., Cantley, P., Coull, A., MacInnes, C., McDonald, C., McIlgorm, M., McKenzie, A., Mitchell, L., Murray, D., Nairn, M., Shenkin, S., Soiza, R., Wallace, R. & Witham, M. 2020, COVID-19 position statement : Presentations and management of COVID-19 in older people in acute care, The Scottish Government. Available at: https://aura.abdn.ac.uk/handle/2164/14437

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