Operating Room Preparedness for Active Shooter Events
Leppert, J., Wren, S., and Bergman, J. (2019). Operating Room Preparedness for Active Shooter Events. Surgery. 167(2):510-511.
The authors describe hearing an alarm for an active shooter while they were in the middle of performing a robotic partial nephrectomy for a patient with renal cell carcinoma. They listed some of the ethical dilemmas the faced regarding next steps (i.e., abort or continue the surgery).