Does pandemic lockdowns affect the burn patient's admission? - Ak ın M, Yastı A.

BACKGROUND: 2020 has started with Covid-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, govermental stringent precautions and lockdown measures have applied in Turkey. Although there was no limition for health care, people hesitate to go hospitals with the fear of Coron...
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INTRODUCTION: Alcohol-based hand sanitizers (ABHS) are widely used for hand hygiene due to the coronavirus disease pandemic. However, risk awareness regarding its adverse effects is lacking. We aim to report a case of ocular chemical burn that showed sever...
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Due to its high transmission rate and higher lethality, when compared to other common respiratory syndromes, the new coronavirus pandemic has led to the introduction of strong restrictive measures worldwide. Public health behaviors such as social distance ...
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In response to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, stay-at-home mandates (SAHM) were implemented, affecting many American lives. Trauma centers nationwide saw decreases in volume, but noted changes in injury patterns. We aimed to examine the effect of regional SAHM at our Level 1 trauma center (L1TC).
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Source Type: research
This study aimed to determine the impact of the mandatory stay-at-home order on a level one trauma center.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Source Type: research
This study is intended to evaluate the effect of the pandemic on the trauma department of an urban trauma center.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Source Type: research
This study sought the perspective of Acute Care Surgeons regarding the initial phase of the pandemic and its management.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Source Type: research
Societal restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted all areas of the medical profession. Several reports have indicated that trauma admissions decreased in high income countries during the pandemic with changing trends in the presenting traumas. The aim of this study was to determine if this was the case for one of the largest public hospitals in a low- and middle-income country.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Source Type: research
During the Covid 19 pandemic social policies were implemented to limit spread of disease. With the implementation of these policies, we observed a change in pattern of trauma encounters. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of Covid 19 related social policies on trauma volume and injury mechanism at our urban trauma center.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Source Type: research
Indian Heart J. 2021 Oct 18:S0019-4832(21)00221-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2021.10.002. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVES: COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented increase in rates of stress and burn out among healthcare workers (HCWs). Heart rate variability (HRV) has been shown to be reflective of stress and burnout. The present study evaluated the prevalence of burnout and attempted to develop a HRV based predictive machine learning (ML) model to detect burnout among HCWs during COVID-19 pandemic.METHODS: Mini-Z 1.0 survey was collected from 1615 HCWs, of whom 664, 512 and 439 were frontline, second-line and non-CO...
Source: Indian Heart J - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
Health Place. 2021 Oct 8;72:102693. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102693. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight both global interconnectedness and schisms across place, context and peoples. While countries such as Australia have securitised their borders in response to the global spread of disease, flows of information and collective affect continue to permeate these boundaries. Drawing on interviews with Australian healthcare workers, we examine how their experiences of the pandemic are shaped by affect and evidence 'traveling' across time and space. Our analysis points to the limita...
Source: Health and Place - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Source Type: research
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