The  ANZICS COVID-19 Guidelines (Version 4) aim to provide a series of recommendations and suggestions to ensure continued high-quality clinical care in the setting of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This ‘living document’, will be revised in an iterative process to incorporate local and international knowledge as this disease progresses through the community.  The information provided has been sourced from expert opinion and the best available evidence.  The authors have made considerable effort to ensure the information contained within the recommendations is correct at the time of publication.

This work is copyright.  It may be reproduced whole or in part, subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgement of source.  The Society accepts no responsibility for any information which may be perceived as inaccurate or misleading.  ANZICS requests that you attribute this publication (and any material sourced from it) using the following citation: The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (2021) ANZICS COVID-19 Guidelines Version 4, Melbourne. © The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society 2021.

Acknowledgement of Country

The authors acknowledge the First Nations of Australia as the traditional custodians of the land and pay their respects to Elders past, present and emerging. The authors acknowledge Māori as tangata whenua and partners under TeTitiri o Waitangi in New Zealand.

Please note, downloadable PDF versions of the COVID-19 Guidelines can be found under Current and Previous Versions.