Supporting Community Members with Low Socioeconomic Status Engage in Physical Activity during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS: Letters to the Editor-in-Chief Source Type: research

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Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Bariatric and Foregut Source Type: research
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe disruptions in surgical care delivery. We studied the impact of the pandemic on an already existing same day discharge sleeve gastrectomy workflow.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Bariatric and Foregut Source Type: research
According to the available scientific evidence It is unknown whether replacing clinic follow-up visits with telephone follow-up for low-risk elective and non-elective surgeries is safe. Nonetheless; using telemedicine has become one of the most needed and used methods during this pandemic to avoid COVID-19 disease spreading among surgical teams and patients.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Health Services Research Source Type: research
Worldwide, healthcare systems were challenged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tertiary hospitals, which perform the majority of organ transplants in Mexico, shifted gears to provide treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Global Surgery and Humanitarian Outreach Source Type: research
Inconsistencies regarding the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) have raised concerns for the safety of surgical staff during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This rapid review synthesises the literature that includes input from clinical experts to provide evidence-based guidance for surgical services.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Global Surgery and Humanitarian Outreach Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Geriatric and Palliative Care Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: General Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: General Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: General Surgery Source Type: research
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