Identifying Lockdown Relaxation Strategies and Policy Implications to Fight against COVID-19: Medical Experts Perspective from Pakistan
Soc Work Public Health. 2022 May 10:1-22. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2022.2066042. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe COVID-19 pandemic, was first identified in Wuhan, China, has had a drastic effect on the world economy and compelled governments to enforce lockdown in territories. However, lockdown is destroying the world economy badly as well as the physical and mental health of people. Therefore, governments must develop Lockdown Relaxation Strategies (LRS) to overcome the negative consequences of lockdown in Pakistan. Identifying LRS is important for public health and economic restoration. Therefore, this work is an initial ...
Source: Social Work in Public Health - May 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Muzaffar Iqbal Junhai Ma Zia Ullah Naveed Ahmad Muhammad Ibrahim Muhammad Waqas Muneer Ahmad Source Type: research

Perception of Social Workers on the Psychosocial Issues of End-Stage Renal Disease Patients during COVID-19: A Qualitative Study
Soc Work Public Health. 2022 May 2:1-13. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2022.2072441. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe COVID-19 pandemic has a significant impact on the routine care of patients with chronic illnesses. Patients with existing conditions such as diabetes, and cardiovascular disease are more susceptible to COVID-19 and are likely to experience more severe illnesses. COVID-19 infection leads to adverse clinical outcomes, more severe disease, higher mortality, and poor prognosis in patients with chronic kidney disease. The patient and caregiver would be in extreme distress with the fear of getting infected from the freq...
Source: Social Work in Public Health - May 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ginu George Powathil Anish Kr Source Type: research