Clinical Myths & Evidence-Based MedicineBronchoscopy in the COVID-19 EraKrall, Jennifer MD; Ali, Muhammad MD; Maslonka, Matthew MD; Pickens, Aaron MD; Bellinger, Christina MDAuthor Information Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Disclosure: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Address correspondence to: Muhammad Ali, MD, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1 Medical Center Blvd., Winston Salem, NC 27157. E-mail: [email protected]. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine: November 2020 - Volume 27 - Issue 6 - p 198-202 doi: 10.1097/CPM.0000000000000380 Buy Metrics Abstract Bronchoscopy is an aerosol-generating procedure with important diagnostic and therapeutic indications. However, in the era of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, airway procedures can put health care providers at an increased risk of exposure and transmission of COVID-19. We have reviewed and summarized guidelines from various societies of respiratory medicine to stratify the indications for bronchoscopy and optimize preprocedural, procedural, and postprocedural preparation. Appropriate measures can help decrease exposure to health care workers when performing this aerosol-generating procedure. Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.